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Pleasing or agreeable to the ear.

eu·pho′ni·ous·ly adv.
eu·pho′ni·ous·ness n.


(yuˈfoʊ ni əs)

pleasant in sound; agreeable to the ear.
eu•pho′ni•ous•ly, adv.
eu•pho′ni•ous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.euphonious - having a pleasant sound; "a euphonious trill of silver laughter"
cacophonic, cacophonous - having an unpleasant sound; "as cacophonous as a henyard"- John McCarten
2.euphonious - (of speech or dialect) pleasing in sound; not harsh or strident; "her euphonious Southern speech"
dialect, idiom, accent - the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people; "the immigrants spoke an odd dialect of English"; "he has a strong German accent"; "it has been said that a language is a dialect with an army and navy"
soft - (of sound) relatively low in volume; "soft voices"; "soft music"


Resembling or having the effect of music, especially pleasing music:
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Modern readers are likely to find his effect more a contrived euphoniousness than a genuine liberation of feeling, with the result that they prefer his short stories to his poetry.