euphonious

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

Definition of euphonious 

: pleasing to the ear

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Other Words from euphonious

euphoniously adverb
euphoniousness noun

Examples of euphonious in a Sentence

an opera singer with an appropriately euphonious name the doorbell had a noticeably euphonious chime

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The super-producer hailing from Iowa changed hip-hop with an ear for flipping certain cadences into euphonious loops -- a production style that many attempted to mimic at the top of the decade. Michael Saponara, Billboard, "'A Milli' Producer Bangladesh Talks Timeless Hit & Wanting to Work With Lil Wayne Again: 'He's Got a "Thriller" Album in Him'," 13 Feb. 2018 If the cartoonists had christened weekends the way the Jacobins christened months, time would tick by in a succession of euphonious fairways: Silvermine, Millbrook, Burning Tree, Rockrimmon, Stanwich. Cullen Murphy, Vanities, "When Fairfield County Was the Comic-Strip Capital of the World," 9 Aug. 2017 If the cartoonists had christened weekends the way the Jacobins christened months, time would tick by in a succession of euphonious fairways: Silvermine, Millbrook, Burning Tree, Rockrimmon, Stanwich. Cullen Murphy, vanityfair.com, "When Fairfield County Was the Comic-Strip Capital of the World," 3 Aug. 2017 Sullivan’s music is typically euphonious and sprightly, played deftly by the orchestra under the baton of David Möschler, but there are relatively few memorable ditties compared to some of the duo’s most popular works. Reading this on your phone? Sam Hurwitt, The Mercury News, "Review: ‘Patience’ not Gilbert and Sullivan’s best, but still worthy," 10 Feb. 2017

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First Known Use of euphonious

1774, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of euphonious was in 1774

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euphonious

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of euphonious

: having a pleasant sound

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