to the tune of

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

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

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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