Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “music”

music

noun [U]    /ˈmju·zɪk/
a pattern of sounds made by instruments or by singing or by a combination of both, or the written symbols representing these sounds: classical/folk/country/rap music Music blared from a jukebox. She started composing music when she was 14.
(Definition of music noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of music

Definitions of “music” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

limber up

to do gentle exercises to stretch the muscles in order to prepare the body for more active physical exercise

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More