tuneful

[ toon-fuhl, tyoon- ]
/ ˈtun fəl, ˈtyun- /
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adjective

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

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Origin of tuneful

First recorded in 1585–95; tune + -ful

OTHER WORDS FROM tuneful

tune·ful·ly, adverbtune·ful·ness, nounun·tune·ful, adjectiveun·tune·ful·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for tuneful

tuneful
/ (ˈtjuːnfʊl) /

adjective

having a pleasant or catchy tune; melodious
producing a melody or musica tuneful blackbird

Derived forms of tuneful

tunefully, adverbtunefulness, noun
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