Definitions

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  • adj. honeylike

Etymologies

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honey +‎ -ish

Examples

  • Epic opens with traditional beauty, then slides the oud right between something honeyish and some rose -- which, by the way, ends up being bread that is neither rose nor honey but something gold -- and you never quite rest on one or the other.

    Archive 2009-10-01

  • You can use any honeyish dessert wine, but it won't be right unless you splurge a bit, and get a very nice one, that you'd be happy to drink.

    Toast:

  • Westmalle Tripel is spicy, with a slightly honeyish aftertaste and a high (9.5%) alcohol content.

    A Tasting Tour of Trappist Brews

  • In front the quartet of soloists made a brilliant match: Shana Blake Hill's clear-edged soprano with Puccini-esque legato, Sarah Mattox 'honeyish mezzo, Stephen Rumph's declaiming tenor as usual a fine mix of operatic drama and baroque clarity, and Clayton Brainerd's bass squarely solid and reverberant.

    The News Tribune - Tacoma - - HOMEPAGE

  • Letting the dark, gritty chocolate establish itself amongst my receptive bitter and sweet taste buds was the first step to heaven; the second was the release of the sweet, honeyish caramel after the chocolate surrounding it had warmed and dissolved.

    Chocablog

  • Looking even further back this year, the things that have stubbornly refused to shift are a bit of a mixed bag: Roni Horn's gold sheets for Felix Gonzales-Torres at Tate Modern (the sun in a certain place, so a honeyish glow lit up the floorboards), a Fred Sandback rope piece at the Hayward, stanchioned off with more rope (which I did an "art laugh" at: "pfffnf"), Charles Ray's boy with frog in Venice, and his (Charles Ray's) wobbling wire at Frieze.

    Museum Blogs

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