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Definition of "melodious" []

  • Of, relating to, or containing a pleasing succession of sounds; tuneful. (adjective)
  • Agreeable to hear: a melodious voice; the melodious song of a bird. (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 "melodious" in a sentence
  • "Spring stole upon us this week ... the air was so warm and sweet it was intoxicating, it pulled you outside into the sunshine, blinking and stretching, and urged you in melodious tones to sit down and put your feet up and just breathe ..."
  • "Manuel bent down and knocked at the entrance, calling softly in melodious Spanish."
  • "No teacher could have made Helen Keller sensitive to the beauties of language and to the finer interplay of thought which demands expression in melodious word groupings."