lead sheet

[ leed ]
/ lid /


a copy of a song containing the melody line, sometimes along with the lyrics and the notations indicating the harmonic structure.

Nearby words

  1. lead one to,
  2. lead oxide,
  3. lead pencil,
  4. lead poisoning,
  5. lead screw,
  6. lead tetraethyl,
  7. lead the way,
  8. lead time,
  9. lead track,
  10. lead tree

Origin of lead sheet

An Americanism dating back to 1940–45

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