[yoo-foh-nee-uh s]


pleasant in sound; agreeable to the ear; characterized by euphony: a sweet, euphonious voice.

Origin of euphonious

First recorded in 1765–75; euphony + -ous
Related formseu·pho·ni·ous·ly, adverbeu·pho·ni·ous·ness, nounnon·eu·pho·ni·ous, adjectivenon·eu·pho·ni·ous·ly, adverbnon·eu·pho·ni·ous·ness, nounun·eu·pho·ni·ous, adjectiveun·eu·pho·ni·ous·ly, adverbun·eu·pho·ni·ous·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for euphonious

Historical Examples of euphonious

  • The etymology of the euphonious word "Lobskous" I am unable to give.

    War from the Inside

    Frederick L. (Frederick Lyman) Hitchcock

  • How euphonious to the ear and yet how unusual is the name Hildegarde!

    Fibble, D. D.

    Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb

  • He will be quite satisfied 345 with euphonious and respectful repetition of them.

  • Euphonious and out-of-the-way names are irresistible to the Gypsy.

  • Each of these terms, though not euphonious, suggests the method employed.

    Oriental Rugs

    Walter A. Hawley