[mel-uh-dist] /ˈmɛl ə dɪst/
a composer or a singer of .
a composer of melodies
[mel-uh-dahyz] /ˈmɛl əˌdaɪz/ verb (used with object), melodized, melodizing. 1. to make . verb (used without object), melodized, melodizing. 2. to make . 3. to blend . /ˈmɛləˌdaɪz/ verb 1. (transitive) to provide with a melody 2. (transitive) to make melodious 3. (intransitive) to sing or play melodies 1660s, from melody + -ize. Related: Melodized; […]
[mel-uh-drah-muh, -dram-uh] /ˈmɛl əˌdrɑ mə, -ˌdræm ə/ noun 1. a dramatic form that does not observe the laws of cause and effect and that exaggerates emotion and emphasizes plot or action at the expense of characterization. 2. behavior or events. 3. (in the 17th, 18th, and early 19th centuries) a romantic dramatic composition with music […]
[mel-uh-druh-mat-ik] /ˌmɛl ə drəˈmæt ɪk/ adjective 1. of, like, or befitting . 2. exaggerated and emotional or sentimental; sensational or sensationalized; overdramatic. noun 3. melodramatics, melodramatic writing or behavior. adj. 1776; from foreign source of melodrama on model of dramatic. Related: Melodramatically.
[mel-uh-dram-uh-tahyz, -drah-muh-] /ˌmɛl əˈdræm əˌtaɪz, -ˈdrɑ mə-/ verb (used with object), melodramatized, melodramatizing. 1. to make melodramatic. 2. to turn (a novel, story, etc.) into a . /ˌmɛləʊˈdræməˌtaɪz/ verb 1. (transitive) to make melodramatic