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See definition of mellow on Dictionary.com
  • adj.ripe, mature; softened
  • verbripen, mature

synonyms for mellow

  • delicate
  • savory
  • soft
  • soothing
  • sweet
  • aged
  • cultured
  • cured
  • developed
  • full
  • matured
  • perfect
  • perfected
  • ripened
  • rounded
  • seasoned
  • smooth
  • dulcet
  • flavorful
  • full-flavored
  • fully developed
  • juicy
  • mellifluent
  • mellifluous
  • melodious
  • rich
  • sapid
  • tuneful
See also synonyms for: mellowed / mellowing / mellowness

antonyms for mellow

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  • harsh
  • healthy
  • rough
  • strong
  • broken
  • incomplete
  • young
  • hard
  • immature
  • sour
  • tart
  • unripe
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How to use mellow in a sentence

The day was perfect; as clear and bright, as mellow and crisp, as rich in colour, as only an October day in England can be.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
The warmest land is chosen—mellow and free from stones or shaded by trees and prepared as if for a garden.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
The flavor is rich and mellow; a little more oily than Havana leaf.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
The moon rose majestically above the distant trees; her full, round, and yellow orb cast a mellow light upon our group.
CONFESSIONS OF A THUGPHILIP MEADOWS TAYLOR
On this sweet lawn the inmates and guests walked for sun and mellow air, and often played bowls at eventide.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 17, NO. 101, MARCH, 1866VARIOUS
She felt a patriotic thrill on hearing the first mellow English voice pronouncing the first kindly English sentence.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
They have a thick covering of soft hair, and are mellow to the touch, technically termed, handling well.
DOMESTIC ANIMALSRICHARD L. ALLEN
That carpet of mellow hue was presented by the Captain of an East Indiaman, much addicted to wind.
THE PASSIONATE ELOPEMENTCOMPTON MACKENZIE
In a few moments the ancient belfry of St. Chad's began to send forth its mellow chimes.
A CHARMING FELLOW, VOLUME II (OF 3)FRANCES ELEANOR TROLLOPE
In tones so mellow did he utter himself, that for many minutes stillness reigned, every face pale.
THE LORD OF THE SEAM. P. SHIEL
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MELLOW

  • decline
  • deteriorate
  • develop
  • get along
  • grow
  • grow feeble
  • grow old
  • grow up
  • mature
  • mellow
  • push
  • put mileage on
  • ripen
  • wane
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