Meaning of interlude
Pronunciation: (in'tur-ld"), [key]
- an intervening episode, period, space, etc.
- a short dramatic piece, esp. of a light or farcical character, formerly introduced between the parts or acts of miracle and morality plays or given as part of other entertainments.
- one of the early English farces or comedies, as those written by John Heywood, which grew out of such pieces.
- any intermediate performance or entertainment, as between the acts of a play.
- an instrumental passage or a piece of music rendered between the parts of a song, church service, drama, etc.
- interlude (Thesaurus)