Definition of segue in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈsɛɡweɪ

verb (segues, segueing, segued)

[no object, with adverbial]
(In music and film) move without interruption from one piece of music or scene to another: allowing one song to segue into the next
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  • Once the producers felt we had seen enough of that, the camera seemlessly segued into another grassy scene: one with prehistoric, upright, hairy Homo habilis digging holes and groping for food, circa two million years ago.
  • He captivated the audience, artfully segueing from songs that made you laugh, to ones that stilled the crowd with their meaningfulness, their power.
  • Quickly paced, with each song segueing seamlessly into the next, it's a homage to the golden age of crossover.


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An uninterrupted transition from one piece of music or film scene to another.
More example sentences
  • Riffs on Hoagy Carmichael's ‘Georgia on My Mind’ are obvious musical cues and are used as segues throughout the film.
  • They serve not only as brilliant segues within the film's narrative but also contribute to a larger purpose of imbuing the viewer with an intense, discombobulated sensation that can only be described as ‘punch drunk’.
  • The film's segues into the seedier side of Austria are always appropriately shocking, and Erika's steadfast resolve in these environments is an utterly jarring anachronism.


Italian, literally 'follows'.

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