Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

Words You've Been Using Wrong

wild honeysuckle

noun
Origin of wild honeysuckle
1755-1765
An Americanism dating back to 1755-65
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for wild honeysuckle
Historical Examples
  • The scent of wild honeysuckle and cluster roses came from the hedgerows.

  • It will spring up among us, then, as luxuriantly as the wild honeysuckle.

  • At other times he sowed seeds of the cucumber tree, chickory and "colliflower" and planted ivy and wild honeysuckle.

    George Washington: Farmer

    Paul Leland Haworth
  • A capricious cluster of wild honeysuckle covers the sill, and its maze of perfumed blossoms creeps along the walls.

    Over Strand and Field

    Gustave Flaubert
  • Boards for seats had been carried from a barn close by and people sat under the new leaves within scent of the wild honeysuckle.

    Strange Stories of the Great Valley

    Abbie Johnston Grosvenor
  • Somewhere near a wild honeysuckle bloomed and the fragrance of its blooming came drifting to them.

    Stubble

    George Looms
  • This is a wild Rhododendron and belongs to the same family as the wild honeysuckle that blossoms in the moist places in May.

    Woodcraft Alan Douglas
  • With great glee the girls led the Busters to the steep bank by the waterside, over which a great curtain of wild honeysuckle hung.

    Wyn's Camping Days Amy Bell Marlowe
  • All up the country ways there were patches of wild honeysuckle,—pinxter flowers, as it was called.

    A Little Girl of Long Ago Amanda Millie Douglas
  • In the meantime Jack pulled out a lot of weeds and trained a wild honeysuckle over the porch.

    Randy of the River Horatio Alger Jr.

Word of the Day

Nearby words for wild honeysuckle

Word Value for wild

8
9
Scrabble Words With Friends