noun. 1.(music)ton terbitan; 2. (usually in plural)implication, suggestion. tersembunyi; (in someone’s voice, letter) nada; (relating to racism, religion, politics) berbau: he was extremely polite, but there was no mistaking the overtones of blackmail in his statement, dia amat bersopan tetapi jelas terdapat ugutan yang tersembunyi dalam kenyataannya; the overtones of despair in her letters, nada kecewa dalam surat-suratnya; a play with racist overtones, drama yang berbau perkauman; several of his later works had political overtones, beberapa karyanya yang terkemudian berbau politik.