The part in a play or film from which the work’s title is taken.
More example sentences
- Will they, encouraged by the performance of Dame Judi Dench in the title role, rush out to sample her novels?
- Other theatre roles include the title role in King Lear at the Almeida.
- In 1973 he directed and performed the title role in Nureyev's film Don Quixote.
Definition of title role in:
- The US English dictionary