tune·​smith ˈtün-ˌsmith How to pronounce tunesmith (audio)
: a composer especially of popular songs

Examples of tunesmith in a Sentence

a British tunesmith whose songs were equally popular in America
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Word History

First Known Use

1926, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of tunesmith was in 1926

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“Tunesmith.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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