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Line breaks: tune|smith
Pronunciation: /ˈtjuːnsmɪθ

Definition of tunesmith in English:


A composer of popular music or songs: a superb tribute to this legendary tunesmith
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  • Audacious tunesmiths were taking American popular music in exciting new directions.
  • In the civil war of the early 1860s, tunesmiths were writing war songs and getting on well.
  • For a tunesmith who apparently has a treasure trove of 8 million songs, he is still at the mini-album stage.

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