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Webster 1913 Edition


Melodious

Me-lo′di-ous

,
Adj.
[Cf. F.
mélodieux
. See
Melody
.]
Containing, or producing, melody; musical; agreeable to the ear by a sweet succession of sounds;
as, a
melodious
voice
.
“A melodious voice.” “A melodious undertone.”
Longfellow.
Me-lo′di-ous-ly
,
adv.
Me-lo′di-ous-ness
,
Noun.

Webster 1828 Edition


Melodious

MELO'DIOUS

,
Adj.
[See Melody.] Containing melody; musical; agreeable to the ear by a sweet succession of sounds; as a melodious voice; melodious strains.
And music more melodious than the spheres.

Definition 2021


melodious

melodious

English

Adjective

melodious (comparative more melodious, superlative most melodious)

  1. Having a pleasant melody or sound; tuneful.
    • 2013 October 13, Erik Adams, “TV: Review: THE SIMPSONS (CLASSIC): “Lisa’s Wedding” (season six, episode 19; originally aired 3/19/1995)”, in The Onion AV Club:
      Patinkin’s melodious voice is a natural fit for animation, and he breathes just the right type of upper-crust life into Hugh in 22 short minutes.

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