|Origin:||rhapsodia, from Greek, from rhaptein 'to sew, stitch together' + oide 'song'|
rhap‧so‧dy plural rhapsodies [countable]
a piece of music that is written to express emotion, and does not have a regular form:
Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue
an expression of eager and excited approval:
The performance was greeted with rhapsodies of praise.