Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of serenade.

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Examples

  • Ryan Howard stood at first, the game stood at a one-run deficit, the crowd stood to attention and Ibanez locked in: One mammoth 2-0 swing later, and Ibanez rounded the bases - the bell chiming, the crowd rejoicing and Harry Kalas 'trademark call serenading him home.

    Phillies Nation

  • Just like I didn't find it very comedic when evil Garcia Bernal was "serenading" the rest of the wards over the P.A., and other people say that's a "light moment."

    intertribal: governments behaving badly

  • In Sapa, for instance, a former French hill station southwest of Khau Vai, performers act out courtship rituals such as serenading each other, then pass around a hat to tourists for tips.

    The Match Game

  • The men have all gone to the bachelors 'tent to form their plans, all save Mr. Murry, who is "serenading" Mr.. O'Shaughnessy.

    Letters on an Elk Hunt

  • This kind of serenading, it may be supposed, is not the most agreeable; and many a time when on guard, have I observed the unquiet tossing of the bundles of blankets near me, and heard issue from them, the low, husky voice of some disturbed sleeper, denouncing heavy anathemas on the unseasonable music.

    Townsend Chapter 7

  • He also claimed that his wife was invited to watch the singer rehearse for a concert, where it felt like he was 'serenading' her.

    Home | Mail Online

  • 'serenading' especially when a love song had to be sung outside a lady's window.

    Shakespeare and Music With Illustrations from the Music of the 16th and 17th centuries

  • Baltros' wife told embarrassing stories about her husband: how he had accidentally fired a gun and destroyed their best set of dinner plates, serenaded her mother when he thought he was serenading her, wrecked her father's Mercedes.

    Head in a Box

  • Unlike many Marine birthday balls around the country, there wasn't any dancing, but the Marine Drum and Bugle Corps, decked out in snazzy red coats and white pants, provided some lively entertainment, serenading their ultimate boss, the military guest of honor, Marine Commandant Gen. James Amos .

    A Few Good Partygoers

  • There is nothing more emblematic of Mexican music than the sounds of the mariachi, with songs serenading the woman.

    Fallin’ Up

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