Part of speech: adjective

Not being in tune; unmusical; silent.

Part of speech: noun


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Usage examples "tuneless":

  1. Poetry: having found the word, Alix felt it pervade and explain the whole service- the tuneless chants, the dim glooms and twinkling lights, the austerity. - "Non-combatants and Others", Rose Macaulay.
  2. So she ended, in a voice numbed and tuneless. - "The Weavers, Complete", Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009.
  3. As though he were a reincarnation of Daphnis or Menalcas, one of the brown- skinned boys leans over a little promontory and plays a tuneless ghaitah, while his companion, a younger lad, gives his eyes to the flock and his ears to the music. - "Morocco", S.L. Bensusan.