Definition of Euphonous

1. Adjective. Having a pleasant sound. "A euphonious trill of silver laughter"

Exact synonyms: Euphonious
Similar to: Golden, Silvern, Silvery
Antonyms: Cacophonous
Derivative terms: Euphony, Euphony



Definition of Euphonous

1. n. Euphonious.

Definition of Euphonous

1. Adjective. (alternative form of euphonious) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Euphonous

euphonious
euphoniously
euphoniousness
euphonism
euphonisms
euphonium
euphoniumist
euphoniumists
euphoniums
euphonize
euphonized
euphonizes
euphonizing
euphonon
euphonons
euphonous (current term)
euphons
euphony
euphorbia
euphorbiaceae
euphorbiaceous
euphorbial
euphorbias
euphorbin euphorbine
euphorbium
euphoretic
euphoria
euphoriant
euphoriants
euphorias

Literary usage of Euphonous

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1. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1804)
"Applicable, perceptible, destructible, are more usual, but less regular and less euphonous, than appliable, perceivable, and destroyable. ..."

2. The London Magazine by John Scott, John Taylor (1823)
"The word, Icing is certainly not euphonous, ... Terminations in a long vowel, or a liquid consonant preceded by a long vowel, will be most euphonous. ..."

3. The Memoirs and Remains of Rev. Willard Judd: Embracing a Review of by Orrin Bishop Judd, Willard Judd, Spencer Houghton Cone (1845)
"Hence it becomes a matter of taste; and they give the preference to the more euphonous expression of the two. Prof. Stuart has also entirely failed in his ..."

4. Godfrey Weber's General Music Teacher: Adapted to Self-instruction, Both for by Gottfried Weber (1841)
"... —more correctly ev- •EUPHONOUs: J phonic, sweet sounding. ... See EUPHONOUs. it was for some time a matter of doubt) ..."

5. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1857)
"Clearly not a something which is most uniform, most euphonous, or abstractedly the best possible vehicle for an Englishman's ideas. ..."

6. The Monthly Review (1831)
"Now, the voices which we heard (except upon the occasion last alluded to) were, in connection with each other, euphonous ; many of them evidently inflected ..."

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