hon·​eyed ˈhə-nēd How to pronounce honeyed (audio)
: made with or having honey
: resembling honey
: pleasingly sweet
her honeyed voice

Examples of honeyed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Sitting a little taller on a stool gives occupants a better view of the cozy setting, including the honeyed lighting and wood-burning fire over which so much of the food is cooked. Tom Sietsema, Washington Post, 27 Nov. 2023 The daytime scenes are cast in a honeyed light by DP Andrew Dunn, and Stefano Maria Ortolani’s production design nabs the high-end good life to which these four are accustomed. Sheri Linden, The Hollywood Reporter, 8 May 2023 Hallman, who’s 5-foot-7 and speaks in a honeyed Southern accent, estimates Del Rey is around 5-foot-10 in height. Matt Wake | Mwake@al.com, al, 23 July 2023 In Kushner-Kloss world, the light is always honeyed, air travel quietly private and human and divine seemingly will converge somewhere in the Grenadines aboard the poop deck of the billionaire David Geffen’s humongous Lürssen yacht, Rising Sun. Guy Trebay, New York Times, 22 July 2023 Bennett chose pianist Art Tatum for his virtuosity and tenor saxophonist Stan Getz for his honeyed sound. Claudia Luther, Los Angeles Times, 21 July 2023 The joy translated into her vocals, which are growing more and more honeyed through the years. William Earl, Variety, 19 July 2023 One relayed the flavors of fresh apricots, honeyed and floral and taut. Bill Addison, Los Angeles Times, 1 July 2023 Five decades later, Ismaily has become one of music’s most in-demand collaborators, flitting like a mischievous butterfly through genres as diverse as honeyed folk, rambunctious free jazz and spectral meditations sung in Urdu. Grayson Haver Currin, New York Times, 27 June 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

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

Time Traveler
The first known use of honeyed was in the 14th century

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“Honeyed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/honeyed. Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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