W.O.T.D.


WORD OF THE DAY
LeitmotifLAYT-mo-teefPart of speech: nounOrigin: German, late 19th century
1a recurrent theme throughout a musical or literary composition, associated with a particular person, idea, or situation
 
Examples of Leitmotif in a sentence “Alexander Hamilton’s life and philosophical outlook is the leitmotif of this particular musical.” “The writers revisited the leitmotif of wealth leading to corruption as the play progressed.”