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Definition of "tuneful" []

  • Full of tune; melodious. (adjective)
  • Producing musical sounds. (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 "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."