Overtone in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Overtone

something suggested but not directly stated

Examples of Overtone in a sentence

The rude email wasn’t directly racist, but it had a bigoted overtone. 🔊

Although she never mentioned any specific party, the woman’s speech had a political overtone.  🔊

Soft and subtle, a floral overtone filled the air every time Jeanette sprayed her perfume. 🔊

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