Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun musical

1 sense of musical

Sense 1
musical, musical comedy, musical theater -- (a play or film whose action and dialogue is interspersed with singing and dancing)
       => play -- (a theatrical performance of a drama; "the play lasted two hours")
       => movie, film, picture, moving picture, moving-picture show, motion picture, motion-picture show, picture show, pic, flick -- (a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement; "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location")

Antonyms of adj musical

3 of 4 senses of musical

Sense 2
musical (vs. unmusical) -- (talented in or devoted to music; "comes from a very musical family")

unmusical (vs. musical), nonmusical -- (lacking interest in or talent for music; "too unmusical to care for concerts"; "it is unfortunate that her children were all nonmusical")

Sense 3
musical (vs. unmusical) -- (characteristic of or resembling or accompanied by music; "a musical speaking voice"; "a musical comedy")

unmusical (vs. musical), nonmusical -- (not musical in nature; "the unmusical cry of the bluejay")

Sense 4
melodious (vs. unmelodious), melodic, musical -- (containing or constituting or characterized by pleasing melody; "the melodious song of a meadowlark")


Similarity of adj musical

4 senses of musical

Sense 1
musical -- (characterized by or capable of producing music; "a musical evening"; "musical instruments")

Sense 2
musical (vs. unmusical) -- (talented in or devoted to music; "comes from a very musical family")
       => philharmonic -- (devoted to or appreciative of music; "the most philharmonic ear is at times deeply affected by a simple air")

Sense 3
musical (vs. unmusical) -- (characteristic of or resembling or accompanied by music; "a musical speaking voice"; "a musical comedy")
       => chanted -- (sung or uttered rhythmically in a monotone; "a chanted psalm")
       => liquid -- (smooth and flowing in quality; entirely free of harshness; "the liquid song of a robin")
       => singable -- (suitable for singing; "singable melody is the essence of music"- Winthrop Sargeant)

Sense 4
melodious (vs. unmelodious), melodic, musical -- (containing or constituting or characterized by pleasing melody; "the melodious song of a meadowlark")
       => ariose, songlike -- (having a melody (as distinguished from recitative))
       => canorous, songful -- (richly melodious)
       => cantabile, singing -- (smooth and flowing)
       => dulcet, honeyed, mellifluous, mellisonant, sweet -- (pleasing to the ear; "the dulcet tones of the cello")
       => lyrical -- (suitable for or suggestive of singing)

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