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theme song

n.
1. An often repeated song in a musical play that is identified with the work or one of its characters.
2. A song that is identified with a performer, group, or radio or television program.

theme song

n
1. (Music, other) a melody used, esp in a film score, to set a mood, introduce a character, etc
2. (Music, other) another term for signature tune

theme′ song`


n.
1. a song or melody in an operetta or musical comedy so emphasized by repetition as to dominate the presentation.
2. a song or melody used as a signature.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.theme song - a melody used to identify a performer or a dance band or radio/tv program
melodic line, melodic phrase, melody, tune, strain, air, line - a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence; "she was humming an air from Beethoven"
2.theme song - a melody that recurs and comes to represent a musical play or movie
melodic line, melodic phrase, melody, tune, strain, air, line - a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence; "she was humming an air from Beethoven"
Translations

theme song

n (of musical, film) → motivo conduttore (Am) (signature tune) → sigla musicale
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