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English adjective: musical

1. musical characterized by or capable of producing music

SamplesA musical evening.
Musical instruments.

2. musical talented in or devoted to music

SamplesComes from a very musical family.


Antonymsnonmusical, unmusical

3. musical characteristic of or resembling or accompanied by music

SamplesA musical speaking voice.
A musical comedy.

Similarchanted, liquid, singable

Attributemusicality, musicalness

Antonymsnonmusical, unmusical

4. musical containing or constituting or characterized by pleasing melody

SamplesThe melodious song of a meadowlark.

Synonymsmelodic, melodious

Similarariose, canorous, cantabile, dulcet, honeyed, lyrical, mellifluous, mellisonant, singing, songful, songlike, sweet

Antonymsunmelodic, unmelodious, unmusical

English noun: musical

1. musical (communication) a play or film whose action and dialogue is interspersed with singing and dancing

Synonymsmusical comedy, musical theater

Broader (hypernym)film, flick, motion picture, motion-picture show, movie, moving picture, moving-picture show, pic, picture, picture show, play

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