sing a different tune

Definition of sing a different tune

informal
:to change the way one talks about something :to have a different opinion about something
  • They say they're not worried about money, but once they see how much the new equipment will cost, they'll be singing a different tune.

Word by Word Definitions

sing play
  1. : to produce musical tones by means of the voice

  2. : to utter words in musical tones and with musical inflections and modulations

  3. : to deliver songs as a trained or professional singer

  1. : a session of group singing

different play
  1. : partly or totally unlike in nature, form, or quality : dissimilar

  2. : not the same: such as

  3. : distinct

  1. : differently

tune play
  1. : a pleasing succession of musical tones : melody

  2. : a dominant theme

  3. : correct musical pitch or consonance

  1. : to adjust in musical pitch or cause to be in tune

  2. : to bring into harmony : attune

  3. : to adjust for precise functioning


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