- Present participle of serenade.
Variant of serenade
- a singing or playing of music outdoors at night, esp. by a lover under the window of his sweetheart
- a piece of music suitable for this
- an instrumental composition somewhat like a suite
Origin of serenadeFrench sérénade ; from Italian serenata ; from sereno, serene, open air ; from Classical Latin serenus, clear, serene; meaning influenced, influence by associated, association with Classical Latin sera, evening ; from serus, late