theme song

noun

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 in a sentence

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

1929

First Known Use of theme song

1929


THEME SONG Defined for English Language Learners

theme song

noun

Definition of theme song for English Language Learners

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

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