Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • v. A past tense and a past participle of honey.
  • adj. Variant of honeyed.

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  • adj. Covered with or containing honey
  • adj. As sweet as honey

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. See honeyed.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See honeyed.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. with honey added

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Examples

  • That dread voice of his that shook the hills when he was angry, fell in ordinary talk very pleasantly upon the ear, with a kind of honied, friendly whine, not far off singing, that was eminently

    Memories and Portraits

  • Try works by storied lounger Keats, who pined away for "evenings steep'd in honied indolence."

    Daniel Cook: What Brazilians Can Teach Us About Relaxation

  • Being aware of our time helps to create "evenings steep'd in honied indolence" to quote Keats, and time to lie "cool-bedded in the flowery grass."

    Laura Vanderkam: The Art of Productivity

  • “It must be some unpleasing communication indeed, which my Lord of Albany cannot wrap up in honied words,” said the Prince.

    The Fair Maid of Perth

  • The honied mohobo-hobo is mixed into an orange porridge called mutundavaira in Southeastern Africa.

    The Fruit Hunters

  • Hath stormed my heart with honied lure and honied words of grace.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • I saw there also two great censers each big as a mazer-bowl,297 flaming with lign-aloes, nadd - perfume,298 ambergris and honied scents; and the place was full of their fragrance.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Let her eyes be as bright as the stars, her neck smell like the rose, her hair shine more than gold, her honied lips be ruby coloured; let her beauty be resplendent, and superior to Venus, let her be in all respects a deity,

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Having finished his game, Trimalchio was served with a helping of everything and was announcing in a loud voice his willingness to join anyone in a second cup of honied wine, when, to a flourish of music, the relishes were suddenly whisked away by a singing chorus, but a small dish happened to fall to the floor, in the scurry, and

    Satyricon

  • Compare that with the delicious honied tones of the grown-up stars - Alan Rickman, for example.

    On sounding British, not

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