theme song

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.

1925–30, Americanism Unabridged
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theme song
1.  a melody used, esp in a film score, to set a mood, introduce a character, etc
2.  another term for signature tune

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Example sentences
And the theme song for you can be the one the scarecrow sings.
We have our own theme song and enjoy pink flamingoes.
Then she peels this off slowly as the band plays her theme song.
He can't even get them to sing the show's theme song correctly.
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