adjective \mə-ˈlō-dē-əs\

: having a pleasing melody : having or making a pleasant musical sound

Full Definition of MELODIOUS

:  having a pleasing melody
:  of, relating to, or producing melody
me·lo·di·ous·ly adverb
me·lo·di·ous·ness noun

Examples of MELODIOUS

  1. <preferred the melodious sounds of the woodlands to anything produced in a concert hall>
  2. <a particularly melodious ringtone that was instantly recognizable>

First Known Use of MELODIOUS

14th century

Other Music Terms

cacophony, chorister, concerto, counterpoint, madrigal, obbligato, presto, presto, refrain, riff, segue

Rhymes with MELODIOUS


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