musical

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 /ˈmjuːzɪkəl/



WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
mu•si•cal /ˈmyuzɪkəl/USA pronunciation   adj. 
  1. Music and Dance[before a noun] of or relating to music: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]
  • 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 © 2015
    mu•si•cal  (myo̅o̅zi kəl), 
    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. 
  • 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.
  • Etymology:
    • Medieval Latin mūsicālis. See music, -al1
    • late Middle English 1375–1425
    musi•cal•ly, adv. 
    mu′si•cali•ty, musi•cal•ness, n. 
    1 . 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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