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autotune Syllabification: au·to·tune
Pronunciation: /ˈôdōˌt(y)o͞on/

Definition of autotune in English:


(also trademark Auto-Tune)
A device or facility for tuning something automatically, especially a piece of computer software that enables the correction of an out-of-tune vocal performance.
Example sentences
  • Turn on the radio and without turning the dial you find one-hit wonders, wanna-be gangsters, lying fools, and most importantly autotune.
  • Just the plain "uncoolness" of some artists killed their autotune experiences.
  • Still, one in the eye for all the music traditionalists who go on about how unnatural electronic manipulation such as Autotune is.


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1Tune (something) automatically: there’s also an FM radio which can autotune stations and has a ‘record’ option
More example sentences
  • However when I autotune the TV it only picks up the standard 5 terrestrial channels.
  • Once your TV stops receiving signal from your current networks, head into your menu and start auto-tuning.
  • DRM technology is more or less like "a smart radio" that auto-tunes itself during emergency and natural disasters.
1.1Alter (the pitch of a voice recording) by means of a computer program: vocals are often autotuned to fake perfection (as adjective autotuned) Cher is the woman that many credit for bringing autotuned vocals into mainstream music
More example sentences
  • Her energetic stage presence made the songs work, and those falsetto notes needed no auto-tuning.
  • The Gregory Brothers have become Internet famous for auto-tuning the news.
  • The album is a bombardment of autotuned vocals with loud drums and techno beats.

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