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
Synonyms: tonal_pattern
Related terms: musical_perception
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
Similar spelling:   meloid