Definitions For Prelude


  • Music that precedes a fugue or introduces an act in an opera
  • Something that serves as a preceding event or introduces what follows
  • Something that comes before and leads to something else
  • A short piece of music that introduces a longer piece


  • Play as a prelude
  • Serve as a prelude or opening to

Is Preludes a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Prelude is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Prelude in a Sentence

  • An eruption of sectarian violence that proved to be the prelude to all-out civil war
  • The musical had a brief prelude to get the audience in the proper mood

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