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honeyed

or hon·ied

[ huhn-eed ]
/ ˈhʌn id /
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adjective

containing, consisting of, or resembling honey: honeyed drinks.
flattering or ingratiating: honeyed words.
pleasantly soft; dulcet or mellifluous: honeyed tones.

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Origin of honeyed

First recorded in 1325–75, honeyed is from the Middle English word honyede.See honey, -ed3

OTHER WORDS FROM honeyed

hon·eyed·ly, adverbhon·eyed·ness, nounun·hon·eyed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for honeyed

honeyed

honied

/ (ˈhʌnɪd) /

adjective poetic

flattering or soothing
made sweet or agreeablehoneyed words
of, full of, or resembling honey

Derived forms of honeyed

honeyedly or honiedly, adverb
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