1. adjective [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. ⇒ They could not understand how anyone could believe her honeyed words. 2. graded adjective & adjective [usu ADJ n] You can describe something as honeyed when it tastes or smells of honey, or is the pale yellowish colour of honey. [literary] ⇒ I could smell the honeyed ripeness of melons and peaches. ⇒ ...a warm, honeyed light.
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