I pleaded that the reporters were often young men, eager, and unmellowed in their sense of literary art.
But tell me, Isora, do you not love these rare scents that make an Araby of this unmellowed clime?
Picture this house and church in crude white stone, unmellowed and toned by time, and half its charm would be gone.
The place already had its historic associations, though, as yet, their roughness was unmellowed by the lapse of time.
And unmellowed gold acts in the same way upon the mouth of the pocket.
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.