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  • n. A melodrama.

Etymologies

A shortening of melodrama +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • While the lighting, zoom shots (lensed by versatile d.p. Pierre Aim) and even the opening credits sequence scream "meller," the spirit just isn't there; Yedaya may have a Sirkian desire to offer pointed critiques on the unresolved prejudices deep within Israeli society, but her choice of retooling just doesn't work.

    Variety.com

  • Vincent Price more true to form as a complete homicidal nutter in Hollywood Star Times' adaption of that classic meller, "The Lodger".

    Horror Stars on OTR Part 2! [Re-Post, but whatcha gonna do...]

  • Click here to download Vincent Price more true to form as a complete homicidal nutter in Hollywood Star Times' adaption of that classic meller, "The Lodger" as an mp3!

    Horror Stars on OTR Part 2!

  • Here's a great little meller 'bout a crazed artiste from Gold Key's long running Boris Karloff Tales of Mystery title.

    Archive 2005-10-01

  • "Castle of the Dead" is also by another as yet unidentified but recurring talent, and again reads like a typical Pre Code meller.

    Let's have another look at Eerie Publications - Part 1

  • The son is settin in its horizon, and its gorjus light pores in a golden meller flud through the winders, and makes the young lady twice as beautiful nor what she was before, which is onnecessary.

    Half-Hours with Great Story-Tellers

  • Some call to shake, for I've jest hed to meller a new cowhide.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 09, No. 51, January, 1862

  • There was one kind of a mournful ditty he sung, and once in a while he brung in a chorus, -- cawcawee! cawcawee, -- jest like what them ducks say, only, the way he made it seound, was soft and meller and doleful-like.

    Adèle Dubois A Story of the Lovely Miramichi Valley in New Brunswick

  • He knows how to obtain bumblebees 'honey, paying for this information with an ear like a garnet potato, one of the sort that "biles up meller;" and he knows how to find mushrooms.

    Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 22, September, 1878

  • "He needs my money, but if more pressure is necessary," -- she sniggered at the recollection of Mr. Terriberry's sentimental leanings -- "I can spend an hour with him in the light of the 'meller moon.'"

    The Lady Doc

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  • Melodrama.

    August 26, 2009