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segue intransitive verb [SEG-way; SAYG-way] To proceed without interruption; to make a smooth transition.
Definitions for segue
- To proceed without interruption; to make a smooth transition.
- An instance or act of segueing; a smooth transition.
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Citations for segue
The gratifying thing about McCourt is that he can drop his professional character act and segue into a smart, emotionally direct conversation faster than you can say "Top o' the morning."
A melody will start innocuously enough, then segue into the inevitable buildup, with swelling strings and bursting brass.
Origin of segue
Segue is from the Italian, meaning "there follows," from seguire, "to follow," from Latin sequi.