Definition of "glees" [glees]

  • Plural form of glee. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "glees" in a sentence
  • "American universities inherited a choral tradition from England where, centuries ago, student choruses gathered to sing songs with different vocal parts known as glees."
  • "Glee clubs in the early 20th century sang short songs known as "glees," a term that has nothing to do with the mood of the song or its singers."
  • "The whole first half of the concert belonged to the boychoir, which, under the direction of Stephen Holmes, sang a mix of Renaissance and 20th-century motets, some glees and spirituals, all with admirable blend and diction and mostly with accuracy and good intonation."