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1. Set to the musical composition of.

2. Used to mean "approximately", or "in the general range of", but usually only when talking about large sums of money.
1. When I heard Weird Al Yankovich's lyrics to the tune of "Beat It", I decided that maybe MTV really was a worthless tool of Satan.

2. Right: So then I had to pay something to the tune of $5,000 for a new one.

Wrong: So then I had to pay something to the tune of $0.05 for a new one.

Notice that the order of magnitude of the cash amount affects the usage of the phrase.
by Al December 02, 2003
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An Idiom: To the sum or extent of.
"We're looking at jail time, Franky. Either that or a fine to the tune of $50,000."
by AA November 02, 2003
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sounds like
by Brittany November 03, 2003
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"around about" - approximately, roughly, in the region of. often applies to a monetary amount.
i heard an offer to the tune of 5 million dollars for this place.
by Smiff November 03, 2003
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in the range of
that computer will set you back to the tune of three thousand dollars
by Random832 November 01, 2003
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estimate, close appraisal, rounded figure.
We are asking for donations to the tune of $1,000.
by Chad Deese November 03, 2003
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To perform a physical act upon someone of something in time to a music tune
He dance around him to the tune of "stuck in the middle of you" before slicing the guy's ear off
by Jim November 01, 2003
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