honeyed+words

  • 1 honeyed words — insignificant expressions of affection, unimportant words of affection …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 2 honeyed words — noun inconsequential expressions of affection he whispered sweet nothings into her ear • Syn: ↑sweet nothings • Hypernyms: ↑nothings …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 3 Honeyed — Hon eyed, a. 1. Covered with honey. [1913 Webster] 2. Sweet, as, honeyed words. Milton. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 honeyed — ► ADJECTIVE 1) containing or coated with honey. 2) having a warm yellow colour. 3) soothing and soft: honeyed words …

    English terms dictionary

  • 5 honeyed — [[t]hʌ̱nid[/t]] 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...… …

    English dictionary

  • 6 honeyed — honeyedly, adv. honeyedness, n. /hun eed/, adj. 1. containing, consisting of, or resembling honey: honeyed drinks. 2. flattering or ingratiating: honeyed words. 3. pleasantly soft; dulcet or mellifluous: honeyed tones. Also, honied. [1325 75; ME… …

    Universalium

  • 7 honeyed — adjective literary honeyed words or honeyed voices sound soft and pleasant, but are often insincere: “How kind you are,” Brett said in a honeyed voice …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8 honeyed — hon|eyed [ˈhʌnid] adj 1.) literary honeyed words or honeyed voices sound soft and pleasant, but are often insincere 2.) tasting like ↑honey or covered in honey …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 honeyed — hon|eyed [ hʌnid ] adjective 1. ) honeyed words or a honeyed voice sound very nice but you cannot trust the person speaking 2. ) sweet like honey …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 10 honeyed — UK [ˈhʌnɪd] / US adjective 1) sweet like honey 2) honeyed words or a honeyed voice sound very nice but you cannot trust the person who is speaking …

    English dictionary

  • 11 honeyed — /ˈhʌnid/ (say huneed) adjective 1. dulcet or mellifluous; ingratiating. 2. containing, consisting of, or resembling honey: honeyed drinks. –phrase 3. honeyed words, ingratiating remarks; flattery …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 12 honeyed — Synonyms and related words: achingly sweet, adulatory, affable, agreeable, agreeable sounding, ambrosial, amiable, amicable, appealing, ariose, arioso, bittersweet, bland, blandishing, blarneying, blissful, buttery, cajoling, candied, canorous,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 13 honeyed — (also honied) adjective 1》 containing or coated with honey. 2》 having a warm yellow colour. 3》 (of words or a tone of voice) soothing and soft …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 14 English words first attested in Chaucer — Contents 1 Etymology 2 List 2.1 Canterbury Tales General Prologue …

    Wikipedia

  • 15 flattery — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Undue adulation Nouns 1. flattery, adulation, blandishment, cajolery; fawning, wheedling, coquetry, sycophancy, flunkeyism, servility, toadying, incense, honeyed words, flummery, blarney; lip service,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 16 fawning — Synonyms and related words: abject, adulation, adulatory, apple polishing, ass kissing, backscratching, beggarly, bland, blandishing, blandishment, blarney, blarneying, bootlicking, brown nosing, bunkum, buttery, cajolement, cajolery, cajoling,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 wheedling — Synonyms and related words: adulation, adulatory, allurement, bland, blandishing, blandishment, blarney, blarneying, bunkum, buttery, buttonholing, cajolement, cajolery, cajoling, coaxing, compliment, complimentary, conning, courtierly, courtly,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 18 blandishment — Synonyms and related words: adulation, agacerie, allure, allurement, appeal, artful endearments, attraction, attractiveness, beguilement, beguiling, bewitchery, bewitchment, blandishments, blarney, bunkum, buttonholing, cajolement, cajolery,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 19 incense — Synonyms and related words: adulation, agalloch, agape, aggravate, agitate, aloeswood, annoy, aroma, aromatize, arouse, asperges, aspersion, auricular confession, awake, awaken, balminess, bar mitzvah, bas mitzvah, blandishment, blandness,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 20 palaver — Synonyms and related words: absurdity, accents, adulate, adulation, advise with, affair, amphigory, audience, babble, babblement, balderdash, bargain, bargaining, bargaining session, bavardage, beslobber, beslubber, bibble babble, blab, blabber,… …

    Moby Thesaurus