from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Pleasing to the ear; melodious.
- adj. Having a soothing, agreeable quality.
- adj. Archaic Sweet to the taste.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Sweet, especially when describing voice or tones; melodious.
- adj. Generally pleasing; agreeable.
- adj. Sweet to the taste.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Sweet to the taste; luscious.
- adj. Sweet to the ear; melodious; harmonious.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Sweet to the sense, especially of taste; luscious; exquisite; also, melodious; harmonious.
- Agreeable to the mind.
- n. The sweetbread.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. pleasing to the ear
- adj. extremely pleasant in a gentle way
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