honeyed

adjective
hon·​eyed | \ ˈhə-nēd How to pronounce honeyed (audio) \

Definition of honeyed

1a : made with or having honey
b : resembling honey
2 : pleasingly sweet her honeyed voice

Examples of honeyed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The honeyed vocals in Powfu and beabadoobee's tranquil hit started out as a soundtrack for bedroom tours, hair transformations and soothing recipes. Billboard Staff, Billboard, "The 25 Best Musical TikTok Trends of 2020," 18 Dec. 2020 Even Serena’s kids can whip together this vibrant tangle of shredded root veggies with a touch of honeyed fruit. Tribune News Service, cleveland, "Vivid slaw tosses in beets and apples for a fresh, tangy crunch," 24 Nov. 2020 His songs are as peppy and mellifluous as his persona is honeyed and nonthreatening. Robyn Bahr, Billboard, "'Shawn Mendes: In Wonder': Film Review," 23 Nov. 2020 There may be no beaches, but Pantelleria is rich in volcanic activity; expect fumaroles, mud baths, and natural saunas, and don’t leave without trying the honeyed local dessert wine, Zibibbo. Nicky Swallow, Travel + Leisure, "10 Secret Islands in Italy That Have All of the Beauty and None of the Tourists," 11 Nov. 2020 German Rieslings, especially those from the Mosel, are often rich and honeyed, with distinct gasoline- or kerosene-like notes — that’s a class of compounds called terpenes. Urmila Ramakrishnan, SFChronicle.com, "Napa and Sonoma's top seven wineries for Riesling," 27 Oct. 2020 Even Serena’s kids can whip together this vibrant tangle of shredded root veggies with a touch of honeyed fruit. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Vivid slaw tosses in beets and apples for a fresh, tangy crunch," 21 Oct. 2020 But don’t miss the honeyed, savory Semillon ($25) either. Esther Mobley, SFChronicle.com, "Foursight: a good first stop for top-tier, delicate Anderson Valley Pinot," 10 Aug. 2020 The sweetness comes from honey, which is primarily used to feed the yeast, but has the salutary secondary effect of making the bread taste just a little honeyed. Tribune News Service, cleveland, "Homemade bread: It’s the staff of life," 31 July 2020

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First Known Use of honeyed

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

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11 Jan 2021

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“Honeyed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/honeyed. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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