Definition of easy listening in English:

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easy listening

Pronunciation: /ˈēzē ˈlisniNG/


Popular music that is tuneful and undemanding.
Example sentences
  • Within the last ten years or so, piped-in music has changed from consisting mainly of easy-listening covers of Beatles tunes to consisting mainly of obscure and bad pop music.
  • Obviously, it tries to emulate cheesy easy-listening music of the 70s.
  • Armed with an acoustic guitar, she flirts, funks and folks her way through 10 easy-listening pop ditties.

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Syllabification: eas·y lis·ten·ing

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