Meaning of OVERTONE in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ oʊvə(r)toʊn ]

( overtones)

If something has overtones of a particular thing or quality, it suggests that thing or quality but does not openly express it.

It’s a quite profound story, with powerful religious overtones.

N-COUNT : usu pl , with supp

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