verb (used with object), pro·logued, pro·logu·ing.
Origin of prologue
Synonyms for prologue
Examples from the Web for prolog
Historical Examples of 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
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.
Word Origin for PROLOG
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