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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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melodious

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

melodious

[mɪˈləʊdɪəs] ADJmelodioso
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melodious

[mɪˈləʊdiəs] adjmélodieux/euse
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melodious

adjmelodiös, melodisch, wohlklingend; a melodious tuneeine harmonische Melodie
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melodious

[mɪˈləʊdɪəs] adjmelodioso/a
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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
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References in classic literature ?
Within the palace he heard some music, as of many instruments cunningly played, and the melodious warble of nightingales and other birds, and by this, and the appetising smell of many dainty dishes of which he presently became aware, he judged that feasting and merry making were going on.
Here we began to rejoice at the conclusion of our labours; the place was cool and pleasant, the water was excellent, and the birds melodious. Some of our company went into the wood to divert themselves with hearing the birds and frightening the monkeys, creatures so cunning that they would not stir if a man came unarmed, but would run immediately when they saw a gun.
They saw the galleys along the beach, which, lowering their awnings, displayed themselves decked with streamers and pennons that trembled in the breeze and kissed and swept the water, while on board the bugles, trumpets, and clarions were sounding and filling the air far and near with melodious warlike notes.
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.
I went to get Frenchmen," answered Tikhon boldly and hurriedly, in a husky but melodious bass voice.
I approached her outstretched hand, and felt once more the mysterious rapture of her touch on my bosom, and heard once more her low, melodious tones repeating the words: "Remember me.
I thought his voice singularly rich and melodious, but it affected me in the same way as his eyes and smile.
and you the feathered choristers of nature, whose sweetest notes not even Handel can excell, tune your melodious throats to celebrate her appearance.
The idea was received with melodious applause; and presently they were all running to and fro for flowers, and laughingly flinging them upon me until I was almost smothered with blossom.
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!
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.