Definition of melody:
- A rhythmical succession of single tones, ranging for the most part within a given key, and so related together as to form a musical whole, having the unity of what is technically called a musical thought, at once pleasing to the ear and characteristic in expression.
- A sweet or agreeable succession of sounds.
- The air or tune of a musical piece.
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- melody (part of speech: noun)
- music (part of speech: noun)
- "Edgar Saltus: The Man", Marie Saltus.
- "The Story of My Boyhood and Youth", John Muir.
- "A Wanderer in Paris", E. V. Lucas.