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Meaning of MELODIOUS

Pronunciation:  mu'lowdeeus

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  containing or constituting or characterized by pleasing melody; "the melodious song of a meadowlark"
  2. [adj]  having a musical sound; especially a pleasing tune

MELODIOUS is a 9 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: ariose, canorous, cantabile, dulcet, honeyed, lyrical, mellifluous, mellisonant, melodic, musical, singing, songful, songlike, sweet, tuneful
 Antonyms: tuneless, unmelodic, unmelodious, unmusical, untuneful



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Me*lo"di*ous\, a. [Cf. F. m['e]lodieux. See
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}, n.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: achingly sweet, agreeable, agreeable-sounding, appealing, ariose, arioso, canorous, cantabile, catchy, dulcet, euphonic, euphonious, euphonous, fine-toned, golden, golden-tongued, golden-voiced, harmonious, honeyed, lyric, lyrical, melic, mellifluent, mellifluous, mellisonant, mellow, melodic, musical, music-flowing, music-like, pleasant, pleasant-sounding, rich, silver-toned, silver-tongued, silver-voiced, silvery, singable, songful, songlike, sonorous, sweet, sweet-flowing, sweet-sounding, tunable, tuned, tuneful