Definition of 'mellifluous'
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Young listeners had forgotten that music could be mellifluous and still have depth. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But his mellifluous tones were marred by a sniper. Times, Sunday Times (2006)His mellifluous voice frequently erupts in rumbustious laughter. Times, Sunday Times (2011)His voice was mellifluous and comforting. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Yet that mellifluous voice, it emerged, was not his sole forte. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But I was surprised to discover that in person he is charming and attentive, with a gentle smile and mellifluous voice. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Used Rarely. mellifluous is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Definition of mellifluous from the Collins English Dictionary
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