English version

medley in Music topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmedleymed‧ley /ˈmedli/ noun [countable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 APMa group of songs or tunes sung or played one after the other as a single piece of musicmedley of πŸ”Š He played a medley of Beatles songs.2 [usually singular]MIX a mixture of different types of the same thing which produces an interesting or unusual effectmedley of πŸ”Š an exotic medley of smells πŸ”Š a medley of architectural styles3 DSSa swimming race in which the competitors swim using four different strokes πŸ”Š the 400 metres individual medley
Examples from the Corpus
medleyβ€’ Dennis told me to cheer up and threatened to sing me a medley.β€’ The suspect has little opportunity for demonstrating his or her innocence against any one of a medley of permissive street powers.β€’ Sometimes they pipe out a medley, filling the woods with a cacophony of avian lechery.β€’ This passes a medley of buildings before commencing a steady climb, fringed by trees, to Twisleton Hall, a farm.β€’ Let me present a medley of these edifying yarns.β€’ a medley of popular Christmas carolsβ€’ If you want a taste of Torme as the consummate show stopper, Rhino offers you his classic, 15-minute Gershwin medley.β€’ Unseen in all this great medley of hidden activity the verderers were riding.β€’ He finished fourth in his best event, the 200-meter individual medley, at the trials in March.β€’ a delicately prepared medley of vegetables