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  • adv. In a tuneless manner.

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  • adv. in a tuneless fashion


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  • They sing along to their radios, loudly and tunelessly, call to each other from different ends of the house.

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  • They could hear her singing tunelessly as she worked, something about mighty people of the sun.

    Slice Of Cherry

  • We don't want someone tunelessly singing twinkle twinkle little star.

    Will I miss Tracey Emin ?

  • Later on in the workroom, he's actually filmed singing tunelessly, "I'm glad I've got immunity, doo dah, doo dah," pretty much making him the most unpopular designer of the week with the others.

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  •  At the stoplight where Fourth met Main, Billy hummed tunelessly a non-existent song waiting for the signal to change.

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  • Each buzzing voice crescendoed tunelessly to a jerky, insistent fortissimo until an entire chorus buzzed at full blast, comfortably off pitch from one another.

    Starting from Scratch

  • They listened collectively as he took off his boots and removed his jacket, whistling tunelessly as was his habit.

    Winter Bloom

  • One morning after her day at the races Mona Watkins hummed tunelessly to herself as she groomed the chestnut champion show-jumper now in her care.

    The Elvis Latte

  •  She had her eyes to the floor, hummed tunelessly.

    I Can't Answer

  • I had enough electricity to run the iPod for the first time in days and sang along happily albeit tunelessly to Simon & Garfunkel.

    Rowing the ATLANTIC


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