Definition of untunable in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʌnˈtjuːnəb(ə)l/


(Of a piano or other musical instrument) unable to be tuned.
Example sentences
  • If a free, untunable piano is given a thousand dollar refinishing job, it is still a free piano.
  • Unfortunately, when the lute arrives it will be mostly untunable and unplayable.
  • It is saddening to consider the state of mind of a person who expresses joy upon a day of general thanksgiving or at the opening of a new year by blowing on an untunable tin horn.

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