Definitions

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  • adj. Like honey in taste, texture, or appearance.

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  • adj. resembling honey

Etymologies

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honey +‎ -like

Examples

  • Karim Sulayman brought the slightly strained white sound of a high tenor to the ardent young male lead; and Meghan McCall (like Perry, an alum of the company's Young Artists Program) brought a honeylike soprano to her several roles, all coquettish and falling under the general heading of "love interest."

    Music: Opera Lafayette's 'Sancho Panca' reviewed by Anne Midgette

  • The honeylike texture of this Grand Cru Pinot Gris from Alsace is hard to beat.

    This Season, a Wine for Every Occasion

  • His sudden hot desire thickened the air between them and gave it a honeylike scent that only Brynna and her unwanted devotee could smell.

    Highborn

  • Despite its unique honeylike flavor, the Pitmaston Pineapple Apple is too small to be sold in the EU.

    The Fruit Hunters

  • With the motor running, add the olive oil in a thin stream; the mixture should emulsify, becoming honeylike in consistency.

    Archive 2007-09-01

  • They have a honeylike scent and attract many bees.

    3 The Tree

  • Flinx let another swallow of the thick, honeylike fluid slide down his throat, then frowned.

    Orphan Star

  • Encysted, honeylike (melicerous), sebaceous, and fibrous tumors of the lids all require removal with the knife.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse

  • It is a deeply floral, warm, rich, and highly diffusive odor, with a peculiar honeylike sweetness and a waxy-herbaceous, oily-fruity and tealike.

    Museum Blogs

  • The glaze added a honeylike sweetness that offset the greens 'saltiness.

    News for Richmond Times-Dispatch

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