noun. ['ˈlaɪtmoʊˌtiːf'] a melodic phrase that accompanies the reappearance of a person or situation (as in Wagner's operas).
- melodic line
- melodic phrase
- natural object
- Leitmotiv (German)
Rhymes with Leitmotif
How do you pronounce leitmotif?
Pronounce leitmotif as ˈlaɪtmoʊˌtif.
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Sentences with leitmotif
1. Noun, singular or mass
“The wall unit–type furniture (with the optimal use of the wall space to the full height) is also the leitmotif of our parents and grandmothers' apartments,” she notes.