1) ADJ: usu ADJ n You can describe someone's voice or words as honeyed when they are very pleasant to listen to, especially if you want to suggest that they are insincere.

His gentle manner and honeyed tones reassured Andrew...

They could not understand how anyone could believe her honeyed words.

2) ADJ-GRADED: usu ADJ n You can describe something as honeyed when it tastes or smells of honey, or is the pale yellowish colour of honey. [LITERARY]

I could smell the honeyed ripeness of melons and peaches...

Wait for the warm glow of sunset as it washes the stone to a honeyed hue.

English dictionary. 2008.


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