Theme vs Ditty - What's the difference?
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Theme is a related term of ditty.
As nouns the difference between theme and ditty
is that theme
is theme, topic while ditty
is a short verse or tune.
As a verb ditty is
to sing; to warble a little tune.
A subject of a talk or an artistic piece; a topic.
A recurring idea; a motif.
(music) The main melody of a piece of music, especially one that is the source of variations.
(film, television) A song, or a snippet of a song, that identifies a film, a TV program, a character, etc. by playing at the appropriate time.
(computing, figuratively) The collection of color schemes, sounds, artwork etc., that "skin" an environment towards a particular motif.
(grammar) The stem of a word
(linguistics) thematic relation of a noun phrase to a verb
(linguistics) Theta role in generative grammar and government and binding theory.
(linguistics) Topic, what is generally being talked about, as opposed to rheme
A regional unit of organisation in the Byzantine empire.
(computing) To apply a theme to; to change the visual appearance and/or layout of (software).
A short verse or tune.
- The Acme mattress ditty has been stuck in my head all day.
- Religious, martial, or civil ditties.
A saying or utterance, especially one that is short and frequently repeated.
- And to the warbling lute soft ditties sing.
- O, too high ditty for my simple rhyme.
To sing; to warble a little tune.
- Beasts fain would sing; birds ditty to their notes.
* ditty bag