What is Melody?

Melody definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
noun, plural melA.oA.dies.
musical sounds in agreeable succession or arrangement.
Music. the succession of single tones in musical compositions, as distinguished from harmony and rhythm. the principal part in a harmonic composition; the air. a rhythmical succession of single tones producing a distinct musical phrase or idea.

a poem suitable for singing.
intonation, as of a segment of connected speech.