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 If most Surf Lodge performances render the crowd animated and rowdy, Legend’s did just the opposite, infusing the ambiance with relaxation and ease with his honeyed voice. Lilah Ramzi, Vogue, "John Legend Serenaded the Crowd at Surf Lodge During a Celebration for His New Rosé," 18 July 2019 And though grapes get sweeter, the resulting wines are not always more honeyed. Natasha Frost, Quartzy, "Burgundy’s hottest summers in 600 years are changing the region’s famous wines," 2 Sep. 2019 The finely focused orchestral playing was an enthralling mix of creamy modern strings with fruit-honeyed winds and piquant brass instruments from Mozart’s time. Los Angeles Times, "Mozart’s Requiem at the Hollywood Bowl takes on special relevance in tragic times," 7 Aug. 2019 Now, with financial and marketing help from its government, Georgian wine was becoming a sought-after commodity on the world stage as the country’s rustic, honeyed amber wines and fierce, spicy reds began to find an enthusiastic fan base. Esther Mobley, SFChronicle.com, "In Sonoma, a natural winemaker looks to the Republic of Georgia for inspiration," 15 Aug. 2019 Upon each chair rested a Pendleton blanket for guests to keep (a thoughtful touch on a chilly winter's day), and floral arrangements in honeyed tones—created by Doan of A.P.—filled the room. Tara Lamont-djite, Harper's BAZAAR, "When Megan Met Henry: A Very British Wedding in Brooklyn," 11 Mar. 2019 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

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First Known Use of honeyed

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

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23 Nov 2019

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“Honeyed.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/honeyed. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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