noun, plural rhap·so·dies.
- rhapsody in blue,
Origin of rhapsody
Examples from the Web for rhapsody
Rhapsody: I have a soft spot for Rhapsody since I was on the founding team and still use it everyday for my on-demand music fix.The 24 Apps on We Heart It CEO Ranah Edelin’s Home Screen|Ranah Edelin|February 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She burst out into a rhapsody of hallelujah and thanksgivings.The Boys of '61|Charles Carleton Coffin.
Having finished this rhapsody, Entragues wrote the beginning of the story of Gaetan Solange, which had long tormented him.Very Woman|Remy de Gourmont
There is no subject so frivolous that does not merit a place in this rhapsody.The Essays of Montaigne, Complete|Michel de Montaigne
noun plural -dies
Word Origin for rhapsody
1540s, "epic poem," from Middle French rhapsodie, from Latin rhapsodia, from Greek rhapsoidia "verse composition, recitation of epic poetry; a book, a lay, a canto," from rhapsodos "reciter of epic poems," literally "one who stitches or strings songs together," from rhaptein "to stitch, sew, weave" (see wrap (v.)) + oide "song" (see ode). Meaning "exalted enthusiastic feeling or expression" is from 1630s. Meaning "sprightly musical composition" is first recorded 1850s.