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Definition of "euphonious" [eu•pho•ni•ous]

  • Pleasing or agreeable to the ear. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "euphonious" in a sentence
  • ""I see no objection to its being old," the Princess answered dryly, "but whatever else it is it's not euphonious," she went on, isolating the word euphonious as though between inverted commas, a little affectation to which the Guermantes set were addicted."
  • "Write yourself fully and always Harriet Beecher Stowe, which is a name euphonious, flowing, and full of meaning."
  • "Since the word euphonious is an adjective meaning melodious, to say an euphonious keeps you smart would make a musician laugh and a professor scratch his head."