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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Full of melody, rhythm or harmony. Also: A play or movie in which songs are incorporated.

Usage examples (35)
  • The more musical the ear, the more pleasant the melody.
  • A musical evening
  • A musical speaking voice
  • Comes from a very musical family for more
Tutoring comment
  • A "musicale" (an event featuring a musical program) without a "musical" (a theatrical production with music) is anything but "musical" (pertaining to music).
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