mel·​lif·​lu·​ent me-ˈli-flə-wənt How to pronounce mellifluent (audio)
mellifluently adverb

Examples of mellifluent in a Sentence

the seamless editing gives the lushly romantic film a very mellifluent feel

Word History


Late Latin mellifluent-, mellifluens, from Latin mell-, mel + fluent-, fluens, present participle of fluere

First Known Use

1601, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mellifluent was in 1601

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Cite this Entry

“Mellifluent.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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