background music

noun

Definition of background music

  1. :  music to accompany the dialogue or action of a motion picture or radio or television drama

First Known Use of background music

1928


BACKGROUND MUSIC Defined for English Language Learners

background music

noun

Definition of background music for English Language Learners

  • : music that is played in a movie, television show, etc., to go along with and add to the story or mood


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