Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TUNE OUT

But, if it has been a dream, how could I have learned to hum that tune out of Dinorah?

No, no; nothin' like squeezin' a tune out of an ould sow by pulling the tail at her.

And the thing I was spoiling for was a tune out of the pipes or the fiddle.

Then hes on a different wave length and it proves we can tune out under water, declared Tom gleefully.

They've tried it together before now, an' there ain't anything but a Fox will run so straight and fetch such a tune out of Turk.

A very few trials on your part and you will be able to tune in or tune out any station you can hear, if not too close or powerful.

Wish I could knock a tune out of the thing, Leash, for your sake—enough to make a Boer put his head up.

He hummed the tune of 'He's a jolly good fellow', and he could not get the tune out of his mind: it kept buzzing in his head.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "a musical sound, a succession of musical notes," unexplained variant of tone. Meaning "state of being in proper pitch" is from mid-15c.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR TUNE OUT

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.