WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
mu•si•cal /ˈmyuzɪkəl/USA pronunciation   adj. 
  1. Music and Dance of or relating to music:[before a noun]musical entertainment.
  2. Music and Danceof the nature of or resembling music; tuneful:a sweet, musical voice.
  3. Music and Dancefond of or skilled in music:My daughters are both very musical.

n. [countable]
  1. Show BusinessAlso called musical comedy. a play or motion picture in which the story line is interrupted by or developed by songs, dances, etc.:He starred in several musicals on Broadway.
mu•si•cal•i•ty /ˌmyuzɪˈkælɪti/USA pronunciation  n. [uncountable]
mu•si•cal•ly, adv. 

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
mu•si•cal  (myo̅o̅zi kəl),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. Music and Danceof, pertaining to, or producing music:a musical instrument.
  2. Music and Danceof the nature of or resembling music;
    melodious;
    harmonious.
  3. Music and Dancefond of or skilled in music.
  4. Music and Danceset to or accompanied by music:a musical entertainment.

n. 
  1. Show BusinessAlso called  musical comedy. a play or motion picture in which the story line is interspersed with or developed by songs, dances, and the like.
musi•cal•ly, adv. 
mu′si•cali•ty, musi•cal•ness, n. 
  • Medieval Latin mūsicālis. See music, -al1
  • late Middle English 1375–1425
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged tuneful, dulcet, sweet, lyric.


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

musical /ˈmjuːzɪkəl/ adj
  1. of, relating to, or used in music
  2. harmonious; melodious: musical laughter
  3. talented in or fond of music
  4. involving or set to music
n
  1. short for musical comedy

ˈmusically adv ˈmusicalness, ˌmusiˈcality n



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