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 (to͞on′fəl, tyo͞on′-)
1. Full of tune; melodious.
2. Producing musical sounds.

tune′ful·ly adv.
tune′ful·ness n.
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Adv.1.tunefully - in a melodious mannertunefully - in a melodious manner; "she sang melodiously"
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[ˈtjuːnfəlɪ] ADVmelodiosamente, armoniosamente
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[ˈtjuːnfəlɪ] advmelodiosamente
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(tjuːn) noun
musical notes put together in a particular (melodic and pleasing) order; a melody. He played a tune on the violin.
1. to adjust (a musical instrument, or its strings etc) to the correct pitch. The orchestra tuned their instruments.
2. to adjust a radio so that it receives a particular station. The radio was tuned to a German station.
3. to adjust (an engine etc) so that it runs well.
ˈtuneful adjective
having a good, clear, pleasant etc tune. That song is very tuneful.
ˈtunefully adverb
ˈtunefulness noun
ˈtuneless adjective
without a good etc tune; unmusical. The child was singing in a tuneless voice.
ˈtunelessly adverb
ˈtunelessness noun
ˈtuner noun
1. (also piˈano-tuner) a person whose profession is tuning pianos.
2. the dial on a radio etc used to tune in to the different stations.
3. a radio which is part of a stereo system.
change one's tune
to change one's attitude, opinions etc.
in tune
1. (of a musical instrument) having been adjusted so as to give the correct pitches. Is the violin in tune with the piano?
2. (of a person's singing voice) at the same pitch as that of other voices or instruments. Someone in the choir isn't (singing) in tune.
out of tune
not in tune.
tune in
to tune a radio (to a particular station or programme). We usually tune (the radio) in to the news.
tune up
(of an orchestra etc) to tune instruments.
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References in classic literature ?
They sang some rude chorus right tunefully as they walked, but their English was so coarse and rough that to the ears of a cloister-bred man it sounded like a foreign and barbarous tongue.
'She can hardly be named Lizzie, I think, Mary Anne,' returned Miss Peecher, in a tunefully instructive voice.
Adele sang the canzonette tunefully enough, and with the naivete of her age.
Not quite - but he was truly and tunefully talented.
Think Hieronymus Bosch- or Caravaggio-like figures stumbling upon a glitch in the matrix or a skit that is tunefully loony.
In "Log Off: How to Stay Connected after Disconnecting", he draws upon his studies, experiences, and expertise to passionately, succinctly, and sometimes humorously explains how to hit refresh for good, do more with less online, live large on low-caloric technology, increase facetime with actual people, outperform workaholics in half the time, and tunefully blend both analog and digital lives with no regrets.
It's certainly not a case of yanking a rope and a bell tunefully ringing.
The actors sang tunefully with emotion and passion but, sadly, there wasn't a showstopping number.
The magical web which the weavers wove in the rich tapestry of Paisley's illustrious history was tunefully remembered that never-to-beforgotten night when we travelled back through time for A Nicht Wi' Robert Allan.
Cairo: "How sweet, you are the prickly pears!" Khaled Sobhy shouts tunefully as he touts his spiny fruit.
Then we are off, carolling as we walk - "God rest ye merry gentlemen!" Trooping tunefully into place - "let nothing ye dismay!" And at the very last, the stars align (I am short, so doubly blessed now) and I have fetched up right alongside from the holy trinity of children's telly.
Most certainly we have to go on singing the song, blowing the trumpet, banging the drum, but not always louder, more tunefully perhaps.