melodious

adjective
me·​lo·​di·​ous | \ mə-ˈlō-dē-əs How to pronounce melodious (audio) \

Definition of melodious

1 : having a pleasing melody
2 : of, relating to, or producing melody

Other Words from melodious

melodiously adverb
melodiousness noun

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Examples of melodious in a Sentence

preferred the melodious sounds of the woodlands to anything produced in a concert hall a particularly melodious ringtone that was instantly recognizable
Recent Examples on the Web Buyer beware, though: Even the organizers warn that viruses don’t always make melodious tunes. Chris Morris, Fortune, 13 Dec. 2021 Dave McQueen, a radio newsman with a melodious voice, dies at 78. Kellie Hwang, San Francisco Chronicle, 3 Sep. 2021 In an era when pop and commercialised reggaetón are dominating the charts, R&B en Español is creating space for melodious deep thinking and floating sensations. Jennifer Mota, refinery29.com, 2 Oct. 2021 The story of a high-spirited, aspiring theater writer named Usher whose neuroses take melodious, corporeal form, the musical is being buffed by director Stephen Brackett to what is hoped will be a long-running sheen for Times Square. Washington Post, 10 Sep. 2021 When one of these males impressed a female with his melodious bravado, the two got frisky in a soggy ditch along the roadside. Raleigh Mcelvery, Smithsonian Magazine, 8 Sep. 2021 Gray whales don’t emit melodious sounds like those of the symphonic humpbacks, recordings of which are often heard echoing throughout New Age salons and yoga studios. Anchorage Daily News, 15 Aug. 2021 Gray whales don’t emit melodious sounds like those of the symphonic humpbacks, recordings of which are often heard echoing throughout New Age salons and yoga studios. Tribune News Service, oregonlive, 15 Aug. 2021 The woodwinds sang with uncommon elegance, notably in the Andante, and the horns led by Nathaniel Silberschlag were a melodious force. Zachary Lewis, cleveland, 23 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of melodious

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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24 Dec 2021

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“Melodious.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/melodious. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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melodious

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of melodious

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

melodious

adjective
me·​lo·​di·​ous | \ mə-ˈlō-dē-əs How to pronounce melodious (audio) \

Kids Definition of melodious

: having a pleasant musical sound

Other Words from melodious

melodiously adverb

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