epiloguenoun [ C ]US also epilog uk /ˈep.ɪ.lɒɡ/ us /ˈep.ə.lɑːɡ/
Examples from literature
- Already his fellow-playwrights deemed their success as fearfully uncertain, unless they had secured, price three guineas, a prologue or epilogue from the Laureate.
- The prologue and epilogue, without which in those times no gentleman's drama was accounted complete, was written, the former by Charles Lamb, the latter by the author himself.
- There is, however, an epilogue to this tale which cannot well be left untold.
- Why there should be an epilogue to a play I know no cause.
- With the exception of the prologue and epilogue the action of the piece takes place in a dream, and he took upon himself the invention of the most bizarre combinations.