Definition of melomaniac in US English:

melomaniac

noun

  • A passionate or obsessive enthusiast for music. Also in weakened sense: a music lover.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Pall Mall Budget. From melo- + -maniac.

Pronunciation

melomaniac

/ˌmɛlə(ʊ)ˈmeɪnɪak/