Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

soulful

play
adjective soul·ful \ˈsōl-fəl\

Simple Definition of soulful

  • : full of or expressing feeling or emotion

Full Definition of soulful

  1. :  full of or expressing feeling or emotion <soulful music>

soul·ful·ly play \-fə-lē\ adverb
soul·ful·ness noun

Examples of soulful

  1. a handsome actor with soulful eyes



1860

First Known Use of soulful

1860

Rhymes with soulful


Learn More about soulful


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up soulful? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

February 6, 2016

an official order, decree, or edict

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image1037863653

Which of the following refers to thin, bending ice, or to the act of running over such ice?

duvet kittly-benders pince-nez spindrift
Name That Thing

10 quick questions: hear them, spell them, and see how your skills compare to the crowd.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ