sheet music


noun

music printed on unbound sheets of paper.

Origin of sheet music

First recorded in 1855–60
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Examples from the Web for sheet music

  • The mermaids under the water, they have among themselves no sheet-music, so on shells they must read it.

    Nautilus|Laura E. Richards
  • Well, doubtless he'll give you some music,—sheet-music, you know; and perhaps some magazines.

    Marjorie's Busy Days|Carolyn Wells

British Dictionary definitions for sheet music

sheet music


noun

the printed or written copy of a short composition or piece, esp in the form of unbound leaves
music in its written or printed form
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