a melody in an operetta or musical comedy so emphasized by repetition as to dominate the presentation.
a melody identifying or identified with a radio or television program, dance band, etc., usually played at the beginning of each program.
an expression, comment, or subject of conversation that a person or group uses habitually.
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Origin of theme song
An Americanism dating back to 1925–30
Words nearby theme song
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Example sentences from the Web for theme song
It goes without saying the theme-song “Can You Tell Me How to Get to Sesame Street?”
British Dictionary definitions for theme song
a melody used, esp in a film score, to set a mood, introduce a character, etc
another term for signature tune
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