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adjective as in smooth and sweet sounding

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In or out of uniform his motion is languid, his voice relaxed and mellifluous, his movements deliberate, confident.

And Costas is, after all, a guy who is famous for his mellifluous commentary on balls and strikes, touchdowns and field goals.

By the time she had taken in so much as this the mellifluous young man had perceived and addressed himself to her brother.

And the banks of those rivers resounded with the mellifluous strains of the male Kokilas and the notes of peacocks and cranes.

One is not surprised at their being addressed by such mellifluous epithets as Cushla machree, asthore, mavourneen!

No, no; change churlish dreams and braving trumpets to mellifluous flutes.

Though she had spoken quite sharply at the telephone, her voice was mellifluous when she attuned it to Gabriella.


On this page you'll find 40 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mellifluous, such as: agreeable, dulcet, euphonic, fluid, harmonic, and honeyed.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.