unmelodious

adjective
un·​me·​lo·​di·​ous | \ ˌən-mə-ˈlō-dē-əs How to pronounce unmelodious (audio) \

Definition of unmelodious

: not having a pleasing melody : not sweet or agreeable in sound … her singing voice is an unmelodious growl.— Dany Margolies

Other Words from unmelodious

unmelodiously adverb
unmelodiousness noun

First Known Use of unmelodious

1665, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unmelodious was in 1665

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“Unmelodious.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unmelodious. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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