to the tune of
Definition of to the tune of
1 : using the tune of (a particular song) Amusing lyrics were sung to the tune of “New York, New York.”
2 informal —used to emphasize a large amount of money A telecommunications company funded the event to the tune of several million dollars.
Word by Word Definitions
: quality of sound : tone
: manner of utterance : intonation
: phonetic modulation
: to adjust in musical pitch or cause to be in tune
: to bring into harmony : attune
: to make more precise, intense, or effective
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