tuneless

[ toon-lis, tyoon- ]
/ ˈtun lɪs, ˈtyun- /

adjective

unmelodious; unmusical.
making or giving no music; silent: In the corner stood a tuneless old piano.

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Origin of tuneless

First recorded in 1585–95; tune + -less

OTHER WORDS FROM tuneless

tune·less·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for tuneless

tuneless
/ (ˈtjuːnlɪs) /

adjective

having no melody or tune
mainly poetic not producing or able to produce music; silent

Derived forms of tuneless

tunelessly, adverbtunelessness, noun
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