2 having a full and pleasing flavor through proper aging; "a mellow port"; "mellowed fruit" [syn: mellowed]
3 having attained to kindliness or gentleness through age and experience; "mellow wisdom"; "the peace of mellow age" [syn: mellowed]
4 having or suggesting softness and richness in quality; "a mellow sound"; "the mellow air brought in the feel of imminent autumn"- Thomas Hardy; "a mellowing sun" [syn: mellowing]
5 slightly and pleasantly intoxicated from alcohol or a drug (especially marijuana) [syn: high] adv : (obsolete) in a mellow manner [syn: mellowly]
1 soften, make mellow; "Age and experience mellowed him over the years"
3 make or grow (more) mellow; "These apples need to mellow a bit more"; "The sun mellowed the fruit"
- Rhymes: -ɛləʊ
- Soft or tender by reason of ripeness; having a tender pulp; as, a mellow apple.
- Easily worked or penetrated; not hard or rigid; as, a mellow soil.
- Not coarse, rough, or harsh; subdued; soft; rich; delicate; -- said of sound, color, flavor, style, etc.
- Well matured; softened by years; genial; jovial.
- Warmed by liquor; slightly intoxicated.
mellow in Dutch: Mellow
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