melodious

[muh-loh-dee-uhs]
adjective
1.
of the nature of or characterized by melody; tuneful.
2.
producing melody; sweet-sounding; musical.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English < Medieval Latin melōdiōsus. See melody, -ous

melodiously, adverb
melodiousness, noun
nonmelodious, adjective
nonmelodiously, adverb
nonmelodiousness, noun
overmelodious, adjective
overmelodiously, adverb
overmelodiousness, noun
unmelodious, adjective
unmelodiously, adverb
unmelodiousness, noun
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melodious (mɪˈləʊdɪəs)
 
adj
1.  having a tune that is pleasant to the ear
2.  of or relating to melody; melodic
 
me'lodiously
 
adv
 
me'lodiousness
 
n

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Word Origin & History

melodious
late 14c., from O.Fr. melodieus (Fr. mélodieux), from M.L. melodiosus, from L. melodia (see melody).
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Example sentences
Kern's melodious music is in the air this year, perhaps more than ever.
It's a charming, melodious ditty and as cute in its staging as a cuckoo clock.
The result is a melodious musical play about buried memory and reincarnation.
The remaining music included some convincing, melodious arias, but it was a cut-and-dried show.
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