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autotune Line breaks: auto|tune
Pronunciation: /ˈɔːtəʊtjuːn/

Definition of autotune in English:


(also US trademark Auto-Tune)
A device or facility for tuning something automatically, especially a computer program which enables the correction of an out-of-tune vocal performance.
Example sentences
  • Sonically, the song is great, but for Brown to constantly drown his voice in auto-tune is getting annoying.
  • There's no auto-tune crooning or overbearing electronica background music.
  • However, he's a fan of Kanye's 2008 album, which made heavy use of auto-tune.


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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
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  • 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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