[mel-uh-dahyz] /ˈmɛl əˌdaɪz/
verb (used with object), melodized, melodizing.
to make .
verb (used without object), melodized, melodizing.
to make .
to blend .
(transitive) to provide with a melody
(transitive) to make melodious
(intransitive) to sing or play melodies
1660s, from melody + -ize. Related: Melodized; melodizing.
[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
[mel-oid] /ˈmɛl ɔɪd/ noun 1. a beetle of the family Meloidae, comprising the blister beetles. adjective 2. belonging or pertaining to the family Meloidae. /ˈmɛlɔɪd/ noun 1. any long-legged beetle of the family Meloidae, which includes the blister beetles and oil beetles adjective 2. of, relating to, or belonging to the Meloidae