hon·eyed | \ˈhə-nēd \

Definition of honeyed 

1a : made with or having honey

b : resembling honey

2 : pleasingly sweet her honeyed voice

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Smith’s honeyed tenor absolutely glistened — overshadowed only by a falsetto for days. Théoden Janes, charlotteobserver, "Review: Did Sam Smith and his sad songs find a way to send Charlotte fans home happy?," 7 July 2018 If possible, search out such beauties as Snow Leopards (pale but deeply honeyed) and Serenades (rich notes of butterscotch). Aleksandra Crapanzano, WSJ, "The 5-Minute Dessert of the Summer," 12 July 2018 Billions and Trust spring to mind—but both are bathed in honeyed, come-hither light. Taylor Antrim, Vogue, "Five Reasons to Get Hooked on HBO’s Succession," 8 June 2018 What sets Poppe apart is her rich, husky-but-honeyed voice. Patrick Ryan, USA TODAY, "Maddie Poppe deserves to be your next 'American Idol,' but can she win?," 21 May 2018 Adora’s honeyed, poisonous passive aggression stings Camille more acutely than anything else; her mother’s words brand her psyche. Sophie Gilbert, The Atlantic, "The Twisted, Enthralling Rot of Sharp Objects," 7 July 2018 With a few exceptions, their smells are easy and accessible: sugary and tart, creamy and honeyed. New York Times, "This Summer, Smell Like Fruit Salad," 2 July 2018 Pistachio triangles had the perfect rich flaky, honeyed (but not overwhelmingly saccharine) balance; bird’s nests, made with crunchy-crisp shredded filo, were even better. Kate Washington, sacbee, "Halal cuisine has blossomed around Sacramento. Here's a rundown of places to check out," 29 June 2018 In the nearly minute-long video posted to his socials, 6LACK is seated in a car smoking, as his honeyed warble pours over thick drums and a breezy melody. Nerisha Penrose, Billboard, "6LACK Teases Snippet of New Song 'Switch': Listen," 21 June 2018

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First Known Use of honeyed

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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