adjective, mel·low·er, mel·low·est.
verb (used with or without object)
- to become detached from worry, strife, stress, etc.; relax: After final exams let's go down to the beach and mellow out.
- to make more relaxed, agreeable, workable, etc.; soften or smooth: Chopin really mellows me out when I'm feeling tense.
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Today, Eel Pie Island is home to a mellower bunch: retirees, artists, and the like.
Cucumber Sangria Usually sangria is made with just fruit, but we love to add sliced cucumber for a mellower flavor.
They were even better educated than these, with a mellower, deeper, and more humorous philosophy of life.The Heroic Record of the British Navy|Archibald Hurd
There was also a smaller (shepherd's) trumpet of mellower tone.Music and Some Highly Musical People|James M. Trotter
Later on, when the dishes became more succulent, so would his views of life sweeten and acquire a mellower flavour.Dross|Henry Seton Merriman
The old limes are, of course, mellower than the new and exert the desired softening effect.Animal Proteins|Hugh Garner Bennett
But in his mellower moments, at least, he was “ready to depart”, quietly acquiescing in the scheme of things.Psychical Miscellanea|J. Arthur Hill