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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On the opposite end of the spectrum, Blake Lively and Beyoncé crossed over to Team Brunette, deepening their sunny blonde hues to a more honeyed shade of brown. Jenna Rennert, Vogue, "The Celebrity Hair Transformations That Ruled 2018," 9 Dec. 2018 High Wire Lowcountry Agricole, 44% ABV, $80 for 750ml Ten months in toasted new oak emphasizes the honeyed notes in this South Carolina spirit and mellows without obscuring the funkier scents of ripe banana and nutmeg. Matthew Kronsberg, WSJ, "‘Grass-to-Glass’ Rums: What You Need to Know," 3 Aug. 2018 Of all its enticing elements, the hook stands supreme, with a buttery vocal that matches the beat of the drum pattern just before Tamia glides off into a honeyed high note. Billboard Staff, Billboard, "The 98 Greatest Songs of 1998: Critics' Picks," 29 May 2018 The sauce is honeyed and tomato-rich, faintly spicy, with a pinch of oregano added at the end for pungency. Sam Sifton, New York Times, "The Corporate Delivery Pie You Secretly Love — but Better," 29 May 2018 The secrets behind her honeyed blonde shade, which appeared ever-so-slightly brightened, have yet to be confirmed. Lauren Valenti, Vogue, "Behati Prinsloo Has the Perfect Shade of Victoria's Secret Blonde for Next Week's Show," 31 Oct. 2018 This is no mean feat for the zodiac’s original weathered badass, but all the loosening and shaking of your heart space should prepare you for these more honeyed movements of the spirit. Bess Matassa, Teen Vogue, "Monthly Lovescopes October 2018," 3 Oct. 2018 The former is hardy, thick-skinned, and prized for its acidity, while the latter is silkier on the palate with honeyed, peachy overtones. Benjamin Kemper, Condé Nast Traveler, "A Guide to Georgian Wine Country," 5 Sep. 2018 Cannes restaurant Lenôtre served a seasonal take on traditional French fare; an appetizer of lobster with pea velouté, sea bass with honeyed tomatoes and arugula, and a dessert buffet. Tamara Abraham, Harper's BAZAAR, "This Wedding Is Part Royal Wedding and Part French Riviera Fairytale," 23 July 2018

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First Known Use of honeyed

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

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