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euphonious

adjective eu·pho·ni·ous \yü-ˈfō-nē-əs\

: having a pleasant sound

Full Definition of EUPHONIOUS

:  pleasing to the ear
eu·pho·ni·ous·ly adverb
eu·pho·ni·ous·ness noun

Examples of EUPHONIOUS

  1. <an opera singer with an appropriately euphonious name>
  2. <the doorbell had a noticeably euphonious chime>

First Known Use of EUPHONIOUS

1774

Other Literature Terms

apophasis, bathos, bildungsroman, bowdlerize, caesura, coda, doggerel, euphemism, poesy, prosody

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