HyperDic: mellow

English > 8 senses of the word mellow:
VERBchangemellowsoften, make mellow
changemellow, melt, mellow outbecome more relaxed, easygoing, or genial
changemellowmake or grow (more) mellow
ADJECTIVEallmellow, laid-backunhurried and relaxed
allmellow, mellowedhaving a full and pleasing flavor through proper aging
allmellow, mellowedhaving attained to kindliness or gentleness through age and experience
allmellow, highslightly and pleasantly intoxicated from alcohol or a drug (especially marijuana)
ADVERBallmellow, mellowly(obsolete) in a mellow manner
mellow > pronunciation
Soundsmeh'low
Rhymesafterglow ... yellow: 77 rhymes with low...
English > mellow: 8 senses > adjective 1
Meaningunhurried and relaxed.
Example"a mellow conversation"
Synonymlaid-back
BroaderrelaxedWithout strain / strain or anxiety
Spanishcalmado, relajado, sereno, tranquilo
Catalanrelaxat, tranquil
Nounsmellownessgeniality, as through the effects of alcohol or marijuana
mellownesskindheartedness through maturity or old age
Adverbsmellowly(obsolete) in a mellow manner
English > mellow: 8 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving a full and pleasing flavor through proper aging.
Examples
  • "a mellow port"
  • "mellowed fruit"
Synonymmellowed
Broaderripe, maturefully developed or matured and ready to be eaten or used
Spanishdulce, maduro
Nounsmellownessa taste (especially of fruit) that is ripe and of full flavor
English > mellow: 8 senses > adjective 3
MeaningHaving attained to kindliness or gentleness through age and experience.
Examples
  • "mellow wisdom"
  • "the peace of mellow age"
Synonymmellowed
BroadersoftCompassionate and kind
Spanishmaduro
Catalanmadur
Nounsmellownessthe property of a sensation that is rich and pleasing
mellownessa soft shade of a color
mellownesskindheartedness through maturity or old age
Adverbsmellowly(obsolete) in a mellow manner
English > mellow: 8 senses > adjective 4
Meaningslightly and pleasantly intoxicated from alcohol or a drug (especially marijuana).
Synonymhigh
Broaderintoxicated, drunk, inebriated, ripped, gonestupefied or excited by a chemical substance (especially alcohol)
Nounsmellownessgeniality, as through the effects of alcohol or marijuana
mellownesskindheartedness through maturity or old age
Adverbsmellowly(obsolete) in a mellow manner
English > mellow: 8 senses > adverb 1
Meaning(obsolete) in a mellow manner.
Synonymmellowly
English > mellow: 8 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningsoften, make mellow.
PatternSomething ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"Age and experience mellowed him over the years"
Cause tomellowmake or grow (more) mellow
Broadersoftenmake soft or softer
Similar tomellow, melt, mellow outBecome more relaxed, easygoing, or genial
Spanishablandarse, envejecer, sazonar, suavizarse, suavizar
Catalanablanir-se, envellir, reblanir-se
Nounsmellowingthe process of becoming mellow
English > mellow: 8 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningBecome more relaxed, easygoing, or genial.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"With age, he mellowed"
Synonymsmelt, mellow out
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
Similar tomellowsoften, make mellow
Nounsmellowingthe process of becoming mellow
English > mellow: 8 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningmake or grow (more) mellow.
PatternSomething ----s; Something ----s something
Examples
  • "These apples need to mellow a bit more"
  • "The sun mellowed the fruit"
Caused bymellowsoften, make mellow
BroadersoftenBecome soft or softer
Spanishablandarse, dulcificar, endulzarse
Catalanablanir-se, dulcificar, endolcir-se, estovar-se, reblanir-se
Nounsmellowingthe process of becoming mellow

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