His first wife, Sarah Loewen, recalled him as being “mellow.”
How does learning that one has terminal cancer make one mellow?
Zaytuna began as a modest Islamic seminary nestled in the mellow suburbs of Hayward, California, in 1996.
It is a plant that makes me mellow and giggly and, quite frankly, tired.
The following bright and mellow Monday, Uriguen cradles the new child.
She needed the sun to mellow and temper her mood to the sticking point.
Cecil is amiable as an angel, won by the mellow, persuasive voice.
And so their vanity for him became a kind of mellow madness that separated them from a commonsense world.
No sweet, mellow voices in his ear after the fatigues of the day.
A soft zephyr and a mellow sun glowing genially through a slight autumnal haze.
mid-15c., melwe "soft, sweet, juicy" (of ripe fruit), perhaps related to melowe, variant of mele "ground grain" (see meal (2)), influenced by Middle English merow "soft, tender," from Old English mearu. Meaning "slightly drunk" is from 1680s. Mellow yellow "banana peel smoked in an effort to get high" is from 1967. Related: Mellowly; mellowness.
1570s, from mellow (adj.). Related: Mellowed; mellowing.