What does the word melodious mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Agreeable to the ear; producing melody; tuneful.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Melodiously.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Melodiousness.

Usage examples for melodious

  1. Never was such a melodious blast. – The Infernal Marriage by Benjamin Disraeli
  2. This marks, that they receive great delight from music; and though they rather expressed a dislike to our complicated compositions, yet were they always delighted with the more melodious sounds produced singly on our instruments, as approaching nearer to the simplicity of their own. – A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 16 by Robert Kerr
  3. Beauty, too, is a trivial matter: a beautiful spectacle, a beautiful face, or body, or gesture: a melodious voice, or noble statue- sunrise at sea, flowers in a garden, stars shining over the forest, the river by moonlight- or a lofty thought, an exquisite poem, an heroic sacrifice hidden in a profound and pitiful soul. – The Buried Temple by Maurice Maeterlinck