Definition of show tune
- The concert featured popular Broadway show tunes.
: to cause or permit to be seen : exhibit
: to offer for sale
: to present as a public spectacle : perform
: a demonstrative display
: outward appearance
: a false semblance : pretense
: a pleasing succession of musical tones : melody
: a dominant theme
: correct musical pitch or consonance
: to adjust in musical pitch or cause to be in tune
: to bring into harmony : attune
: to adjust for precise functioning
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