ADJ. little He hummed a little tune as he washed the dishes. | good, nice | familiar, popular, traditional, well-known, well-loved | catchy, memorable | lively, uplifting | dance, hymn | signature, theme
VERB + TUNE give sb, hum, play (sb), sing, whistle She gave us a tune on the piano. | hum/sing along with | compose, write | pick out The kids were picking out a popular tune on the old piano. | carry, hold He wasn't allowed in the choir because he couldn't hold a tune.
PHRASES to the tune of sth The crowd were singing ‘Give us jobs, not more cuts!’ to the tune of ‘Happy Birthday To You’.