|1.||[ noun ] (music,fine art) a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence|
|Synonyms:||tune air strain line melodic_phrase melodic_line|
"she was humming an air from Beethoven"
|Related terms:||music part theme leitmotiv glissando theme_song flourish signature roulade countermelody phrase melodize|
|2.||[ noun ] (music,psychology) the perception of pleasant arrangements of musical notes|
|3.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 22064|
|4.||[ noun ] Woman's first name, popularity rank in the U.S. is 349|