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Definition of show tune in English:


A song from a musical that has become popular in its own right.
Example sentences
  • We sat in hard chairs, mostly waiting, forced to listen to show tunes, for nearly three hours.
  • Their idea of music is disco, techno, and show tunes.
  • I miss hearing him sing off key to obscure broadway show tunes.

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Pronunciation: ɪˈnɒkjʊəs
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