from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of, pertaining to, or characterized by euphony; agreeable to the ear; easy or pleasing in respect to utterance.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Pertaining to, or exhibiting, euphony; agreeable in sound; pleasing to the ear; euphonious

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  • adjective characterized by euphony; harmonious

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  • adjective of or relating to or characterized by euphony


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euphony +‎ -ic (“characterized by”)


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  • On the band 's two self-produced recordings, 2007' s "Waves" and 2009 's "We Animals," bassist Mike Falotico and drummer Jared Apuzzo build rhythmic foundations for guitarist-vocalist Keith Kelly to inhabit with his reverberative falsetto and ringing, euphonic chords.

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  • Simon's got a euphonic lyric: "A loose affiliation of millionaires and billionaires."

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  • Simon's got a euphonic lyric: "A loose affiliation of millionaires and billionaires."

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  • Then, she spoke, and the tone of her voice sounded just like it should've: blessedly euphonic.


  • For such readers, the constraint imposed by the euphonic, metrical patterns of rhyme supposedly aid in the rote recital of any didactic, cultural messages communicated by the poet.

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  • They had heard about them from euphonic voices on the radio. - Scully is game's last link to glory days of radio

  • His grandparents—to him, it seemed—turned in not long after dusk, so he would flee the darkened house in search of cousins: Linda, Catherine, and Henry were just down the road; James Gordon and Debra were nearby; the euphonic Dobie Kay and Tena Gay were just down in the valley.

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  • Tutoree — much more euphonic, with a faint scent of French which gives it an air of respectability.

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  • Even its first, or general denomination, was the result of no common research or selection, although, according to the example of my predecessors, I had only to seize upon the most sounding and euphonic surname that English history or topography affords, and elect it at once as the title of my work and the name of my hero.



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