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
How to use mellifluous in a sentence
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.
By the time she had taken in so much as this the mellifluous young man had perceived and addressed himself to her brother.The Tragic Muse|Henry James
And the banks of those rivers resounded with the mellifluous strains of the male Kokilas and the notes of peacocks and cranes.Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 1|Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa
One is not surprised at their being addressed by such mellifluous epithets as Cushla machree, asthore, mavourneen!Romantic Ireland; volume 2/2|M.F and B. McM. Mansfield
No, no; change churlish dreams and braving trumpets to mellifluous flutes.The Mirror of Taste, and Dramatic Censor|Stephen Cullen Carpenter
Though she had spoken quite sharply at the telephone, her voice was mellifluous when she attuned it to Gabriella.Life and Gabriella|Ellen Glasgow