sweet as honey.

Origin of honey-sweet

before 1000; Middle English hony sweete, Old English hunig swēte
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Historical Examples of honey-sweet

  • Honey-sweet were her words, but those who trusted them found sorrow at hand.

  • Nothing in an English wood so honey-sweet as his otock otock tock!

  • The breeze that came from the mountains of Mull was honey-sweet with heather smell.

  • The sounds it emitted were right pleasing, honey-sweet, and silver-toned.

  • Before we go to luncheon, I want to know if Honey-Sweet's mother approves of her.


    Edna Turpin

British Dictionary definitions for honey-sweet



sweet or endearing
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