[ UK /tjˈuːnləs/ ]
  1. not having a musical sound or pleasing tune
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How To Use tuneless In A Sentence

  • Or a thick plod who will not even notice they have no tax disc, no number plates, a large bag marked ‘swag’ in the back seat and blood dripping from the boot and will wave them on their way while whistling tunelessly.
  • Another tuneless goon is going to be eliminated from X Factor tomorrow – but who? Betting Extra: X Factor Betting Odds – First Elimination
  • In short, in everything that related to accomplishments, whether of mind or body, no pains were spared with little Ned; but of the utilitarian line of education, then almost exclusively adopted, and especially desirable for a fortuneless boy like Ned, dependent on a man not wealthy, there was little given. Doctor Grimshawe's Secret — a Romance
  • On top of that, her voice is tuneless and her cover of ‘Papa Don't Preach’ - an unlisted bonus track on Shut Up - is officially played out.
  • Every song sounds like a somewhat tuneless reprise, albeit not of itself; one is entitled ‘Nothing Will Ever Be the Same,’ although disproof lies close at hand.
  • Derek was trying to persuade the manager to play some of his music - tuneless, grating, and likely to cause stomach ulcers.
  • British English, however it may have sounded in Shakespeare's day, has acquired a poetry-enhancing speech melody that tuneless, flat American cannot match.
  • The saggar whistled tunelessly and within seconds the Land Rovers were halting, the sag gars climbing out to wait for the falcons 'return. Falcon's Prey
  • He sat as silently and as still as he could, his eyes shut, thinking private thoughts and listening to Max's tuneless, wandering hum.
  • I usually don't listen to tuneless sound collages, but at the end of this album, I was willing to give anything a try.
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