[ yoo-foh-nee-uh s ]
/ yuˈfoʊ ni əs /


pleasant in sound; agreeable to the ear; characterized by euphony: a sweet, euphonious voice.

Nearby words

  1. euphemism,
  2. euphemistic,
  3. euphemize,
  4. euphonia,
  5. euphonic,
  6. euphoniously,
  7. euphonium,
  8. euphonize,
  9. euphony,
  10. euphorbia

Origin of euphonious

First recorded in 1765–75; euphony + -ous

Related forms Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for uneuphonious

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

    Ladies-In-Waiting|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