verb (used with object), pro·logued, pro·logu·ing.
Words nearby prologue
Origin of prologue
OTHER WORDS FROM prologuepro·logu·ist, pro·log·ist, nounpro·logue·like, pro·log·like, adjectiveun·pro·logued, adjective
Examples from the Web for prolog
And first of the Prolog of the first fyndyng, and interpretacioun of the said Buke out of diuerse langagis, etc.The Buke of the Order of Knyghthood|Ramon Llull
The poem is relieved of all the episodes except the prolog and King Hrothgars discourse.
It will be found that only two of the episodes are passed without mention—the Prolog and the Tale of Thrytho.
British Dictionary definitions for prolog (1 of 2)
Word Origin for PROLOG
British Dictionary definitions for prolog (2 of 2)
often US prolog
- the prefatory lines introducing a play or speech
- the actor speaking these lines
- an introductory scene in which a narrator summarizes the main action of the work
- a brief independent play preceding the opera, esp one in honour of a patron