Definition of melodious
1 : having a pleasing melody
2 : of, relating to, or producing melody
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 of melodious from the Web
Weir's rasp and staccato delivery aren't always the most melodious.
On Wednesday, Kyle and Lil Yachty brought their melodious single over to Jimmy Kimmel Live! and delivered a cheerful performance.
To be fair, there is one melodious gag, which pops up when Daniels and her comrades are trying to decipher the transmission, scratchy with static, that was received out of nowhere.
The melodious clangor of the cimbalom (hammered dulcimer) spiced more than half of the pieces, punctuating the rhapsodic Roma fiddle playing of Sporcl and Yuan-Qing Yu, the splendid Civitas violinist.
For more than 50 years, the melodious tones of handbells have echoed from the sanctuary at First Baptist Church in Mooresville.
The Ericsson Line steamer John Cadwalader, which was tied up at Pier 1 Light Street, started blowing a welcoming salute on its melodious steam whistle.
Malcolm MacKenzie has hit plenty of high notes – as well as melodious lows – during his almost 25 years as a professional opera singer.
Andy mimed playing the saxophone, and then Kenny took that performance and delivered the most beautiful, melodious solos that we could never have replicated on our own.
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First Known Use of melodious
MELODIOUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of melodious for English Language Learners
: having a pleasing melody : having or making a pleasant musical sound
MELODIOUS Defined for Kids
Definition of melodious for Students
: having a pleasant musical sound
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