[ yoo-foh-nee-uh s ]
/ yuˈfoʊ ni əs /


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

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