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  1. leit·mo·tif
    IPA[ˈlītmōˌtēf]
  2. noun

    • 1. a recurrent theme throughout a musical or literary composition, associated with a particular person, idea, or situation:

      there are two leitmotifs in his score marking the heroine and her Fairy Godmother
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: leitmotif, plural noun: leitmotifs

    • noun

      a recurrent theme throughout a musical or literary composition, associated with a particular person, idea, or situation:
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