Definition of INTERLUDE

  • an interval between acts of a play, etc [n -S] / to write or perform a dramatic interlude [v INTERLUDED, INTERLUDING, INTERLUDES]
  • An intervening period of time
  • A pause between the acts of a play
  • Something performed during a theater intermission
  • A piece of music played between other pieces or between the verses of a hymn
  • A temporary amusement or source of entertainment that contrasts with what goes before or after