Cucumber Sangria Usually sangria is made with just fruit, but we love to add sliced cucumber for a mellower flavor.
Today, Eel Pie Island is home to a mellower bunch: retirees, artists, and the like.
They were even better educated than these, with a mellower, deeper, and more humorous philosophy of life.
Nearer and nearer it came and mellower and mellower it grew.
There was never a sweeter, mellower, richer tone drawn from flute or harp than the love-note of the jay.
And probably the less you have to be mellow over, the mellower you will be.
A subtle change, a mellower charm came over the afternoon earth.
As the hours advance it sheds an ever mellower tone upon the views.
Though its skies be not so bright as those in which thou wert born, yet are they mellower.
His face was mellower than of old, and showed less of strength and more of sadness.
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.