Definition of "tuneful" []

  • Full of tune; melodious. (adjective)
  • Producing musical sounds. (adjective)
  • Having a pleasant or catchy tune; melodious (adjective)

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  • Producing a melody or music (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "tuneful" in a sentence
  • ""My book should smell of pines, and resound with the hum of insects," might have been its motto, so sweet and wholesome was it with a springlike sort of freshness which plainly betrayed that the author had learned some of Nature's deepest secrets and possessed the skill to tell them in tuneful words."
  • "(Imagine some kind of tuneful, rhythmic structure here)."
  • "One old gentleman, something of a beau as well as a successful lawyer, congratulated Vickers on his "tuneful" music."