theme song


theme song

noun

: a song that is played at the beginning and end of a television show, movie, etc.

Full Definition of THEME SONG

1
:  a melody recurring so often in a musical play that it characterizes the production or one of its characters
2
:  a song used as a signature

Examples of THEME SONG

  1. He was playing the theme song from The Godfather.

First Known Use of THEME SONG

1929

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