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mellow

verb

1 mellow

Soften, make mellow.

Roget 673: prepare; get ready, make ready; make preparations, settle preliminaries, get up, sound the note of preparation.    set in order, put in order etc. (arrange) 60; forecast ... show more

Roget 658: improve; be better, become better, get better; mend, amend.    advance etc. (progress) 282; ascend etc. 305; increase ... show more

Roget 324: render soft etc. adj.; soften, mollify, mellow, relax, temper; mash, knead, squash.    bend, yield, relent, ... show more



2 mellow

Become more relaxed, easygoing, or genial:
— With age, he mellowed.

synonyms: mellow out, melt.

Roget 144: be converted into; become, get, wax; come to, turn to, turn into, evolve into, develop into; turn out, lapse, shift; run into, fall into, ... show more

3 mellow

Make or grow (more) mellow.

adjective

1 mellow

Unhurried and relaxed:
— A mellow conversation.

synonym: laid-back.

Roget 174: moderate; lenient etc. 740; gentle, mild, mellow; cool, sober, temperate, reasonable, measured; tempered etc. ... show more

Roget 959: drunk, tipsy; intoxicated; inebrious, inebriate, inebriated; in one's cups; in a state of intoxication etc. n.; temulent, temulentive; bombed, smashed; ... show more

Roget 673: preparing etc. v.; in preparation, in course of preparation, in agitation, in embryo, in hand, in train; afoot, afloat; on foot, on the stocks, on the anvil; ... show more

Roget 428: colored etc. v.; colorific, tingent, tinctorial; chromatic, prismatic; full-colored, high-colored, deep-colored; doubly-dyed; polychromatic; ... show more

Roget 324: soft, tender, supple; pliant, pliable; flexible, flexile; lithe, lithesome; lissom, limber, plastic; ductile; tractile, ... show more

Roget 128: aged; old etc. 124; elderly, geriatric, senile; matronly, anile; in years; ripe, mellow, run to seed, ... show more

Roget 413: harmonious, harmonical; in concord etc. n., in tune, in concert; unisonant, concentual, symphonizing, isotonic, homophonous, assonant; ariose, ... show more

Polish: luzacki

2 mellow

Having a full and pleasing flavor through proper aging:
— A mellow port.
— Mellowed fruit.

synonym: mellowed.

3 mellow

Softened through age or experience:
— Mellow wisdom.
— The peace of mellow age.

synonym: mellowed.

4 mellow

Slightly and pleasantly intoxicated from alcohol or a drug (especially marijuana).

synonym: high.

adverb

1 mellow

In a mellow manner.

synonym: mellowly.


Moby thesaurus: achingly sweet, addled, advance, affable, age, aged, agreeable, agreeable-sounding, amiable, amicable, appealing, ariose, arioso, attain majority, bear fruit, beery, bemused, besotted, blind drunk, blissful ... show more.

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