melodious


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me·lo·di·ous

 (mə-lō′dē-əs)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or containing a pleasing succession of sounds; tuneful.
2. Agreeable to hear: a melodious voice; the melodious song of a bird.

me·lo′di·ous·ly adv.
me·lo′di·ous·ness n.

melodious

(mɪˈləʊdɪəs)
adj
1. (Music, other) having a tune that is pleasant to the ear
2. (Music, other) of or relating to melody; melodic
meˈlodiously adv
meˈlodiousness n

me•lo•di•ous

(məˈloʊ di əs)

adj.
1. of the nature of or characterized by melody; tuneful.
2. producing melody; sweet-sounding.
[1375–1425; < Medieval Latin]
me•lo′di•ous•ly, adv.
me•lo′di•ous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.melodious - having a musical soundmelodious - having a musical sound; especially a pleasing tune
2.melodious - containing or constituting or characterized by pleasing melodymelodious - containing or constituting or characterized by pleasing melody; "the melodious song of a meadowlark"
unmelodic, unmelodious, unmusical - lacking melody

melodious

adjective musical, harmonious, melodic, silvery, tuneful, concordant, dulcet, sweet-sounding, euphonious, sweet-toned, euphonic She spoke in a quiet melodious voice.
harsh, grating, discordant, cacophonous, unmusical, unharmonious, unmelodious, unmelodic, untuneful

melodious

adjective
1. Having or producing a pleasing melody:
2. Resembling or having the effect of music, especially pleasing music:
Translations
رَخيم، شَجي، مُطْرِب
melodickýzpěvný
melodiøs
kliîmjúkur, hljómfagur
ahenklimüzikal

melodious

[mɪˈləʊdɪəs] ADJmelodioso

melodious

[mɪˈləʊdiəs] adjmélodieux/euse

melodious

adjmelodiös, melodisch, wohlklingend; a melodious tuneeine harmonische Melodie

melodious

[mɪˈləʊdɪəs] adjmelodioso/a

melody

(ˈmelədi) plural ˈmelodies noun
1. a tune. He played Irish melodies on the harp.
2. the principal part in a piece of harmonized music. The sopranos sang the melody, and the other voices added the harmony.
meˈlodic (-ˈlo-) adjective
of melody. a melodic style.
meˈlodious (ˈlou-) adjective
pleasing to the ear; tuneful. melodious tunes.
meˈlodiously adverb
meˈlodiousness noun
References in classic literature ?
As they turned into the avenue leading to the house, a whole choir of feathered songsters fluted a sudden torrent of melodious greeting from their leafy hiding places.
Then, without circumlocution or apology, first pronounced the word "Standish," and placing the unknown engine, already described, to his mouth, from which he drew a high, shrill sound, that was followed by an octave below, from his own voice, he commenced singing the following words, in full, sweet, and melodious tones, that set the music, the poetry, and even the uneasy motion of his ill- trained beast at defiance; "How good it is, O see, And how it pleaseth well, Together e'en in unity, For brethren so to dwell.
He persisted in his melodious appeals; he still looked upward, trusting that his dark, alien countenance would soon be brightened by Phoebe's sunny aspect.
But Pip loved life, and all life's peaceable securities; so that the panic-striking business in which he had somehow unaccountably become entrapped, had most sadly blurred his brightness; though, as ere long will be seen, what was thus temporarily subdued in him, in the end was destined to be luridly illumined by strange wild fires, that fictitiously showed him off to ten times the natural lustre with which in his native Tolland County in Connecticut, he had once enlivened many a fiddler's frolic on the green; and at melodious even-tide, with his gay ha-ha
I seem to hear pronounced by some of his kin at such a time his original wild name in some jaw-breaking or else melodious tongue.
Ordinarily, a gilded angel strikes the hour on a big bell with a hammer; as the striking ceases, a life-sized figure of Time raises its hour-glass and turns it; two golden rams advance and butt each other; a gilded cock lifts its wings; but the main features are two great angels, who stand on each side of the dial with long horns at their lips; it was said that they blew melodious blasts on these horns every hour--but they did not do it for us.
All the music that they had ever heard before seemed spiritless prentice-work and barren of grace and charm when compared with these intoxicating floods of melodious sound.
He was eating an apple, and giving a long, melodious whoop, at intervals, followed by a deep-toned ding- dong-dong, ding-dong-dong, for he was personating a steamboat.
Wemmick no longer unwound Wemmick's arm when it adapted itself to her figure, but sat in a high-backed chair against the wall, like a violoncello in its case, and submitted to be embraced as that melodious instrument might have done.
Then Crown'd again thir gold'n Harps they took, Harps ever tun'd, that glittering by their side Like Quivers hung, and with Praeamble sweet Of charming symphonie they introduce Thir sacred Song, and waken raptures high; No voice exempt, no voice but well could joine Melodious part, such concord is in Heav'n.
said the swine-herd, after blowing his horn obstreperously, to collect together the scattered herd of swine, which, answering his call with notes equally melodious, made, however, no haste to remove themselves from the luxurious banquet of beech-mast and acorns on which they had fattened, or to forsake the marshy banks of the rivulet, where several of them, half plunged in mud, lay stretched at their ease, altogether regardless of the voice of their keeper.
Pleasure is the only thing worth having a theory about," he answered in his slow melodious voice.