from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or capable of producing music: a musical instrument.
- adj. Characteristic of or resembling music; melodious: a musical speaking voice.
- adj. Set to or accompanied by music: a musical revue.
- adj. Devoted to or skilled in music.
- n. A play or movie that contains musical numbers.
- n. A musical comedy.
- n. Archaic A musicale.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of or relating to music.
- adj. Gifted or skilled in music.
- adj. Pleasing to the ear.
- n. a stage performance, show or film which involves singing, dancing and musical numbers performed by the cast as well as acting.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to music; having the qualities of music; or the power of producing music; devoted to music; melodious; harmonious
- n. Music.
- n. A social entertainment of which music is the leading feature; a musical party.
- n. A drama in which music and song are prominent features; a musical drama or musical play.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to music, in any sense; of the nature of music: as, musical proportion.
- Sounding agreeably; affecting the ear pleasurably; conformable to the laws of the science of music; conformable to the principles of the art of music; melodious; harmonious.
- Pertaining to the performance or the notation of music.
- Fond of music; discriminating with regard to music: as, the child is musical, or has a musical ear.
- Amusing; ridiculous.
- n. A meeting or a party for a musical entertainment: same as musicale.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. containing or constituting or characterized by pleasing melody
- adj. characterized by or capable of producing music
- adj. talented in or devoted to music
- n. a play or film whose action and dialogue is interspersed with singing and dancing
- adj. characteristic of or resembling or accompanied by music
Middle English, from Old French, from Latin musicalis, from Ancient Greek μουσικός (mousikos), from μουσική (mousiki, "music"). (Wiktionary)