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adjective uk   /ˈtjuːn.ləs/ us    /ˈtuːn-/
having no tune and unpleasant: tuneless whistling
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
She sang rather tunelessly.
Translations of “tuneless”
in Chinese (Traditional) 不成曲調的, 不悅耳的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不成曲调的, 不悦耳的…
(Definition of tuneless from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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