- unmelodious; unmusical.
- making or giving no music; silent: In the corner stood a tuneless old piano.
Origin of tuneless
Related Words for tunelesshoarse, discordant, raspy, cracked, raucous, jarring, hard, grim, severe, rigid, sharp, bitter, strident, bleak, coarse, acrid, astringent, cacophonous, clashing, craggy
Examples from the Web for tuneless
Historical Examples of tuneless
There was genuine feeling in her voice, usually loud, harsh, and tuneless.The Dop Doctor
Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
Dyck's voice was tuneless, his manner rigid, his eyes burning.No Defense, Complete
Some one was piping on a reed flageolet—an eerie, tuneless wailing.Caravans By Night
I always sing at my work, and what's more, my song is not tuneless.Canadian Fairy Tales
"There is the other alternative," said Guido, with a tuneless little laugh.Cecilia
F. Marion Crawford
- having no melody or tune
- mainly poetic not producing or able to produce music; silent