show tunes

Definition of show tunes

:songs from musicals
  • The concert featured popular Broadway show tunes.

Word by Word Definitions

show play
  1. : to cause or permit to be seen : exhibit

  2. : to offer for sale

  3. : to present as a public spectacle : perform

  1. : a demonstrative display

  2. : outward appearance

  3. : a false semblance : pretense

tune play tunes
  1. : a pleasing succession of musical tones : melody

  2. : a dominant theme

  3. : correct musical pitch or consonance

  1. : to adjust in musical pitch or cause to be in tune

  2. : to bring into harmony : attune

  3. : to adjust for precise functioning


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