mellifluous
[ muh-lif-loo-uhs ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
Late 15th century; Late Latin from late Latin mellifluus (from mel ‘honey’ + fluere ‘to flow’) + -ous
Synonyms
  • euphonic
  • fluid
  • harmonic
  • honeyed
  • mellow
  • pleasing
  • songful
  • soothing
  • tuned
Antonyms
  • cacophonous
Definition
sweetly or smoothly flowing; sweet-sounding
Example
The singer's voice was mellifluous and smooth.
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