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Meaning of musical by Wiktionary Dictionary



    Middle English, from Old French, from Latin musicalis, from Ancient Greek μουσικός ( mousikos ), from μουσική ( mousiki, “music” ) .


    • IPA: /ˈmju.zɪ.kəl/


    musical ( comparative more musical, superlative most musical )

    1. Of or relating to music .
    2. Gifted or skilled in music .
    3. Pleasing to the ear .
      Her voice had a musical tone .


    musical ( plural: musicals )

    1. a stage performance, show or film which involves singing, dancing and musical numbers performed by the cast as well as acting .

Explanation of musical by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. containing or constituting or characterized by pleasing melody

    2. characteristic of or resembling or accompanied by music

    3. a musical speaking voice
      a musical comedy
    4. talented in or devoted to music

    5. comes from a very musical family
    6. characterized by or capable of producing music

    7. a musical evening
      musical instruments
    1. a play or film whose action and dialogue is interspersed with singing and dancing