Definition of melodicism in US English:



  • See melodic

    • ‘It goes for melodicism with a minimum of the trademark layered opacity.’
    • ‘The Bunnymen spent the mid eighties refining and lightening their sound, mining dozens of variations of their fusion of dense art school drama and pop melodicism and anthemic choruses.’
    • ‘It is hip hop shorn of repeated loops and minimalist beats shot through with a dose of stone cold melodicism.’
    • ‘But if the album ultimately suffers from a sameness of sound, that doesn't detract from its bright, insistent melodicism.’
    • ‘Its Bartok-like application of folk rhythms to a disjointed and ferocious melodicism is interesting but on the whole, not very exciting.’