Origin of melodious
Examples from the Web for melodious
Sophisticated, nuanced, melodious pop music, that sweeps you away.
Despite the beautiful, limpid looks, and melodious voice, Fraser has always possessed a steely determination to do things her way.
They're haunting, melodious, and mysterious—definitely attention-grabbers and stylishly unique.
The song and his voice, a melodious tenor, accorded so perfectly with the old Italian garden that there was much applause.Dorothy and other Italian Stories|Constance Fenimore Woolson
That melodious name was approved by Catherine, who declared that the strangers misfortunes must be due to love.Brother Jacques (Novels of Paul de Kock, Volume XVII)|Charles Paul de Kock
Below the wavelets lapped the shingle with melodious rhythm.The Law-Breakers and Other Stories|Robert Grant
He spoke with the tone of one who desires an inferior to be seated in his presence, and his voice was full and melodious.Red Gauntlet|Sir Walter Scott
It was very pretty, and the voice wonderful—so sweet and clear and melodious.Black Diamonds|Mr Jkai
British Dictionary definitions for melodious
Word Origin and History for melodious
late 14c., from Old French melodios "melodious; delightful" (French mélodieux), from Medieval Latin melodiosus, from Latin melodia (see melody). Related: Melodiously; melodiousness.