tuneful

[toon-fuhl, tyoon-]

adjective

full of melody; melodious: tuneful compositions.
producing musical sounds or melody.

Nearby words

  1. tune out,
  2. tune up,
  3. tune, tommy,
  4. tune-up,
  5. tuned in,
  6. tunefully,
  7. tuneless,
  8. tunelessly,
  9. tuner,
  10. tunesmith

Origin of tuneful

First recorded in 1585–95; tune + -ful

Related formstune·ful·ly, adverbtune·ful·ness, nounun·tune·ful, adjectiveun·tune·ful·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for tuneful

tuneful

adjective

having a pleasant or catchy tune; melodious
producing a melody or musica tuneful blackbird
Derived Formstunefully, adverbtunefulness, noun

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