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Origin of mellifluous
OTHER WORDS FROM mellifluousmel·lif·lu·ous·ly, adverbmel·lif·lu·ous·ness, nounun·mel·lif·lu·ous, adjectiveun·mel·lif·lu·ous·ly, adverb
Words nearby mellifluous
Example sentences from the Web for mellifluous
In or out of uniform his motion is languid, his voice relaxed and mellifluous, his movements deliberate, confident.
And Costas is, after all, a guy who is famous for his mellifluous commentary on balls and strikes, touchdowns and field goals.
Some of the most mellifluous of American place-names are in the areas once held by the Spaniards.The American Language|Henry L. Mencken
"Just an hour's sleep, or so," the mellifluous woman explained the case to the two anxious gentlemen.The Ordeal of Richard Feverel, Complete|George Meredith
Argument after argument, in cumulative progression, falls from the pleader's mellifluous tongue.Vondel's Lucifer|Joost van den Vondel
To put the highly wrought, artificial poetry of the Hebrew Dante into mellifluous Italian verse was by no means easy.Jewish Literature and Other Essays|Gustav Karpeles
The Wigs were no longer taking any notice of him; they were eating ices, and chatting together in their mellifluous voices.The City Curious|Jean de Bosschre