from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Having a pleasant and fluid sound.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Flowing or dropping like honey; hence, sweetly or smoothly flowing, especially in sound.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Flowing as with honey; smooth; flowing sweetly or smoothly.
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- adjective Flowing like honey.
- adjective Sweet and smooth; generally used of a person's voice, tone or writing style.
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- adjective pleasing to the ear
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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