title character


: the character in a book for which the book is named
the title character of the book Tom Sawyer

Examples of title character in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Florencia en el Amazonas — both the 1996 opera and its title character — has trouble shaking off troublesome ghosts. Vulture, 17 Nov. 2023 Grey's is set to see some major changes next year: Season 20 will be the first not to feature Ellen Pompeo's title character Meredith Grey as a series regular. Esther Kang, Peoplemag, 16 Nov. 2023 Blyth, who played the title character in the Epix/MGM+ series Billy the Kid, balances sensitivity with growing steeliness effectively enough. David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter, 9 Nov. 2023 The only audible voices are within the first few seconds – a series of goodbyes from the title character and her mother, Chilli. Ken Makin, The Christian Science Monitor, 11 Oct. 2023 On the whole, though, Lawmen: Bass Reeves doesn’t get nearly close enough to connecting with what’s so special about its title character. Alan Sepinwall, Rolling Stone, 5 Nov. 2023 One of Tallchief’s most iconic roles was the title character in The Firebird in 1949. Sarah Kuta, Smithsonian Magazine, 3 Nov. 2023 The 32-year-old actress, who starred alongside Bowen on Modern Family, shared several photos of herself dressed as Virginia Venit from the 1996 sports comedy while her husband Wells Adams paid homage to the title character, played by Adam Sandler. Stephanie Wenger, Peoplemag, 2 Nov. 2023 The new album’s title character, who first appeared on West Texas as a mysterious runaway, is now the focus of an elaborate song cycle that also stands as the band’s most beautifully orchestrated record to date. Sam Sodomsky, Pitchfork, 30 Oct. 2023 See More

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“Title character.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/title%20character. Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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