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theme song

noun

Simple Definition of theme song

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

Full Definition of theme song

  1. 1 :  a melody recurring so often in a musical play that it characterizes the production or one of its characters

  2. 2 :  a song used as a signature

Examples of theme song

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



1929

First Known Use of theme song

1929


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