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musical

play
adjective mu·si·cal \ˈmyü-zi-kəl\

Definition of musical

  1. 1a :  of or relating to musicb :  having the pleasing harmonious qualities of music :  melodious

  2. 2 :  having an interest in or talent for music

  3. 3 :  set to or accompanied by music

  4. 4 :  of or relating to musicians or music lovers

musically

play \-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of musical in a Sentence

  1. She has a very musical voice.

  2. the musical sounds of the babbling brook

Origin and Etymology of musical

Middle English, from Medieval Latin musicalis, from musica


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musical

noun mu·si·cal

Definition of musical

  1. 1 archaic :  musicale

  2. 2 :  a film or theatrical production typically of a sentimental or humorous nature that consists of musical numbers and dialogue based on a unifying plot

First Known Use of musical

1823



MUSICAL Defined for English Language Learners

musical

play
adjective

Definition of musical for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to music

  • : having the pleasing qualities of music

  • : enjoying music : having a talent for playing music

musical

noun

Definition of musical for English Language Learners

  • : a movie or play that tells a story with songs and often dancing


MUSICAL Defined for Kids

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musical

play
adjective mu·si·cal \ˈmyü-zi-kəl\

Definition of musical for Students

  1. 1 :  having to do with music or the writing or performing of music musical instruments

  2. 2 :  pleasing like music a musical voice

  3. 3 :  fond of or talented in music a musical family

  4. 4 :  set to music a musical play

musically

adverb a musically talented child

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musical

play
noun mu·si·cal

Definition of musical for Students

  1. :  a movie or play that tells a story with both speaking and singing



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