tuneful

Part of speech: adjective

Musical: melodious.

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Usage examples "tuneful":

  1. She was tall and coarsely built, not fair of face, nor light in the dance, nor tuneful in her song. - "Invisible Links", Selma Lagerlof.
  2. But the dreamer, instead of appealing to the whole of his recollections for the interpretation of what his senses perceive, makes use of what he perceives to give substance to the particular recollection he favours: thus, according to the mood of the dreamer and the idea that fills his imagination at the time, a gust of wind blowing down the chimney becomes the howl of a wild beast or a tuneful melody. - "Laughter: An Essay on the Meaning of the Comic", Henri Bergson.
  3. In the tuneful hall of the Niblungs that Eastland liar spake, And he heard the song of the mighty o'er Gunnar's musing break, And his cold heart gladdened within him as man cried out to man, And fair 'twixt horn and beaker the red wine bubbled and ran. - "The Story of Sigurd the Volsung and the Fall of the Niblungs", William Morris.