from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of tone.
  • adj. Having a (specified kind of) tone.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having (such) a tone; -- chiefly used in composition.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having distinctive tones as a fixed feature of the pronunciation of a word, as in Chinese. See tone, 15.
  • Having tone or a tone: much used in composition: as, high -toned; shrill -toned.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having or characterized or distinguished by tone or a specific tone; often used in combination
  • adj. having or distinguished by a tone; often used in combination


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