[toon-fuh l, tyoon-]
- full of melody; melodious: tuneful compositions.
- producing musical sounds or melody.
Origin of tuneful
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1. musical, harmonious, dulcet, sweet.
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Examples from the Web for tuneful
Although she has a tuneful voice, she is not expected to sing.An Insider at Last, Burma’s Suu Kyi Encounters New Political Woes
June 14, 2012
Shall not our future history also tell of triumphs in the tuneful art?
Onward glides the boat; the oars rise and fall with a tuneful splash.Molly Bawn
Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
She laughed, and the once tuneful voice was harsh and grating.The Trail of '98
Robert W. Service
There were those who saw that tuneful time in the shaping; we, alas!Little Novels of Italy
Maurice Henry Hewlett
Piney's admonition piped up to him on a high and tuneful memory.Sally of Missouri
R. E. Young
- having a pleasant or catchy tune; melodious
- producing a melody or musica tuneful blackbird
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