Meaning of “overtone” in the English Dictionary

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"overtone" in American English

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overtonenoun [ C usually pl ]

us /ˈoʊ·vərˌtoʊn/

a quality, attitude, or emotion that is suggested in addition to what is stated:

His music has been called R&B with jazz overtones.

(Definition of “overtone” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)