A poem or piece of music appropriate to the dawn or early morning.
More example sentences
- A music historian could comment on the instruments used for serenades and aubades.
- But Ellis shows strength with the sonnet ‘Kitchen Witches’ and the aubade ‘Space.’
- It should be clear from these quotes that Davis is an effortless formalist, and he excels at the epigram, aubade, and sonnet.
late 17th century: from French, from Spanish albada, from alba 'dawn'.
Definition of aubade in:
- The US English dictionary