American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Pleasing or agreeable to the ear.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Consisting of agreeable articulate elements; well-sounding; euphonic.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Pleasing or sweet in sound; euphonic; smooth-sounding.
- adj. (of speech or dialect) pleasing in sound; not harsh or strident
- adj. having a pleasant sound
- euphony + -ous (“possessing”). (Wiktionary)
“I see no objection to its being old," the Princess answered dryly, "but whatever else it is it's not euphonious," she went on, isolating the word euphonious as though between inverted commas, a little affectation to which the Guermantes set were addicted.”
“Write yourself fully and always Harriet Beecher Stowe, which is a name euphonious, flowing, and full of meaning.”
“Since the word euphonious is an adjective meaning melodious, to say an euphonious keeps you smart would make a musician laugh and a professor scratch his head.”
““I see no objection to its being old,” the Princess answered dryly, “but whatever else it is it’s not euphonious,” she went on, isolating the word euphonious as though between inverted commas, a little affectation to which the”
“The ancients thought of their _lives_ as woven on the loom of spiteful fates, whom they endeavored to humor by calling euphonious names.”
“Don't you mean 'euphonious'?" asked Migwan with a smile.”
“In her euphonious name we find both her family's fantasies and their poverty.”
“I think that's a lot more euphonious than Gliese 581g.”
“Opinion -- raw, cruel, unguarded, outrageous, euphonious, cacophonous opinion -- is what is riding high.”
“But the "boy wonder" opted instead to use an original script: the generations-spanning biography of a powerful press-baron with political ambitions and the euphonious name of Charles Foster Kane.”
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