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meller

[mel-er]
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noun Theater Slang.
  1. melodrama(def 1).

Origin of meller

by shortening and alteration
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Examples from the Web for meller

Historical Examples

  • A-waiting for the blackbirds, with their calls like meller flutes.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 104, May 6, 1893</p>

    Various

  • Let's go out on the porch fer a minute an' look at the meller moon.

    The Lady Doc</p>

    Caroline Lockhart

  • If she was tough, to sta't with, she's had blows enough to meller her.

  • We an' our childern an' gran'childern 'll curse him an' meller his head.

  • It ain't for me to tell now uv the meller sweetness uv their courtin' time; I could n't do it if I tried.


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