2 literary A light-hearted medley of well-known tunes.
More example sentences
- As you know, a quodlibet contrapuntally mingles independent tunes, like ‘Humoresque’ and ‘Way Down upon the Swanee River.’
- From this he generates canons, overtures, duets, fugues, 3-part sinfonias, and even the famous quodlibet, in which several tunes sound simultaneously.
late Middle English: from Latin, from quod 'what' + libet 'it pleases'.
Definition of quodlibet in:
- The US English dictionary