torch song

noun

Definition of torch song

  1. :  a popular sentimental song of unrequited love

Origin and Etymology of torch song

from the phrase to carry a torch for (to be in love)


First Known Use: 1930


TORCH SONG Defined for English Language Learners

torch song

noun

Definition of torch song for English Language Learners

  • : a very sad or sentimental song about love and romance

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