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1. melody

noun. ['ˈmɛlədi'] a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence.

Synonyms

  • tune
  • theme
  • melodic line
  • signature tune
  • phrase
  • voice
  • flourish
  • glissando
  • leitmotiv
  • melodic theme
  • musical theme
  • part
  • idea
  • air
  • roulade
  • fanfare
  • strain
  • music
  • tucket
  • theme song
  • musical phrase
  • signature
  • line
  • melodic phrase

Antonyms

  • active voice
  • silence
  • let go of
  • outside

Etymology

  • melodie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • melodie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Melody

  • anybody
  • arkadi
  • briody
  • cannady
  • carmody
  • cassady
  • comedy
  • custody
  • dermody
  • kanady
  • kennedy
  • labadie
  • malady
  • mcgillicuddy
  • mohamadi
  • mullady
  • nobody
  • paradee
  • parody
  • prosody

How do you pronounce melody?

Pronounce melody as ˈmɛlədi.

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Sentences with melody


1. Noun, singular or mass
It will more like a simple melody for a song than a run.

Quotes about melody


1. If conversation was the lyrics, laughter was the music, making time spent together a melody that could be replayed over and over without getting stale.
- Nicholas Sparks

2. Life is like a beautiful melody, only the lyrics are messed up.
- Hans Christian Andersen

3. And they were quiet but their blood and nerves and butterflies were not—they were rampantly alive, rushing and thrumming in a wild and perfect melody, matched note for note.
- Laini Taylor, Daughter of Smoke & Bone

2. melody

noun. ['ˈmɛlədi'] the perception of pleasant arrangements of musical notes.

Synonyms

  • tonal pattern

Antonyms

  • misconstruction
  • devoice

Etymology

  • melodie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • melodie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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