title role

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  1. (in a play, opera, etc.) the role or character from which the title is derived: She sang the title role in Carmen.

Origin of title role

First recorded in 1885–90

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British Dictionary definitions for title role

title role

  1. the role of the character after whom a play, etc, is named

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