[yoo-foh-nee-uh s]

Origin of euphonious

First recorded in 1765–75; euphony + -ous
Related formseu·pho·ni·ous·ly, adverbeu·pho·ni·ous·ness, nounnon·eu·pho·ni·ous, adjectivenon·eu·pho·ni·ous·ly, adverbnon·eu·pho·ni·ous·ness, nounun·eu·pho·ni·ous, adjectiveun·eu·pho·ni·ous·ly, adverbun·eu·pho·ni·ous·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for uneuphonious

Historical Examples of uneuphonious

  • I asked your mother, when we were left alone, if she had any objection to me other than my uneuphonious and suggestive surname.


    Kate Douglas Wiggin

  • They've got an old woman—well, she's not very old—with the uneuphonious name of Mumple living with them.

    Double Harness

    Anthony Hope

  • People did not wait until ten o'clock for "functions" to begin; neither did they give them that uneuphonious name.

    A Little Girl of Long Ago

    Amanda Millie Douglas