Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Agreeable to the ear; producing melody; tuneful.

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Usage examples "melodious":

  1. 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", Robert Kerr.
  2. 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", Maurice Maeterlinck.
  3. Never was such a melodious blast. - "The Infernal Marriage", Benjamin Disraeli.