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English adjective: mellow

1. mellow unhurried and relaxed


SamplesA mellow conversation.


Synonymslaid-back


Similarrelaxed


Antonymstense

2. mellow having a full and pleasing flavor through proper aging


SamplesA mellow port.
Mellowed fruit.


Synonymsmellowed


Similarmature, ripe


Antonymsunripe, unripened, green, immature

3. mellow having attained to kindliness or gentleness through age and experience


SamplesMellow wisdom.
The peace of mellow age.


Synonymsmellowed


Similarmature


Antonymsimmature

4. mellow having attained to kindliness or gentleness through age and experience


SamplesMellow wisdom.
The peace of mellow age.


Similarsoft


Antonymshard

5. mellow slightly and pleasantly intoxicated from alcohol or a drug (especially marijuana)


Synonymshigh


Similardrunk, inebriated, intoxicated


Antonymssober


English adverb: mellow

1. mellow (obsolete) in a mellow manner


Synonymsmellowly


Domain usagearchaicism, archaism


English verb: mellow

1. mellow (change) soften, make mellow


SamplesAge and experience mellowed him over the years.


Pattern of useSomething ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)soften


Causemellow


Verb groupmellow, mellow out, melt

2. mellow (change) become more relaxed, easygoing, or genial


SamplesWith age, he mellowed.


Synonymsmellow out, melt


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)change


Verb groupmellow

3. mellow (change) make or grow (more) mellow


SamplesThese apples need to mellow a bit more.
The sun mellowed the fruit.


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)soften









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