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euphonious Syllabification: eu·pho·ni·ous
Pronunciation: /yo͞oˈfōnēəs/

Definition of euphonious in English:


(Of sound, especially speech) pleasing to the ear: this successful candidate delivers a stream of fine, euphonious phrases
More example sentences
  • To the scientific mind, a euphonious musical piece that calms the mind and soul is as aesthetically beautiful as a complex mathematical formula.
  • There's also a call for ‘bright rights,’ a euphonious phrase if ever there was one.
  • It was euphonious and easy to sing and to our young ears sounded good.
pleasant-sounding, sweet-sounding, mellow, mellifluous, dulcet, sweet, honeyed, lyrical, silvery, golden, lilting, soothing;
informal easy on the ear


Example sentences
  • The long-flowing lines smile euphoniously, without generating harsh inner tensions, and evoking a serenity appropriate to G major's blessedness.
  • The Hoopoe is euphoniously named for its call.
  • Snarled hanks of colored line nest devotedly against one another and suspend euphoniously from a planar filigree of black over white.

Words that rhyme with euphonious

acrimonious, antimonious, ceremonious, erroneous, felonious, harmonious, parsimonious, Petronius, sanctimonious, Suetonius
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