tuneless

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tune·less

 (to͞on′lĭs, tyo͞on′-)
adj.
1. Deficient in melody; not tuneful.
2. Producing no music; silent.

tune′less·ly adv.
tune′less·ness n.

tuneless

(ˈtjuːnlɪs)
adj
1. having no melody or tune
2. chiefly poetic not producing or able to produce music; silent
ˈtunelessly adv
ˈtunelessness n

tune•less

(ˈtun lɪs, ˈtyun-)

adj.
1. unmelodious; unmusical.
2. making or giving no music; silent.
[1585–95]
tune′less•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.tuneless - not having a musical sound or pleasing tunetuneless - not having a musical sound or pleasing tune
melodious, tuneful - having a musical sound; especially a pleasing tune

tuneless

Translations
بنَغَمٍ غَيْر متآلِف
nelibozvučný
umusikalsk
dallamtalan
falskur
nemelodický
ahenksiznağmesiz

tuneless

[ˈtjuːnlɪs] ADJ [voice, song] → poco melodioso

tuneless

[ˈtjuːnləs] adjpeu mélodieux/euse

tuneless

adj, tunelessly
advunmelodisch

tuneless

[ˈtjuːnlɪs] adjpoco melodioso/a

tune

(tjuːn) noun
musical notes put together in a particular (melodic and pleasing) order; a melody. He played a tune on the violin.
verb
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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