mellifluously (melˈlifluously) or mellifluently (melˈlifluently)
mellifluousness (melˈlifluousness) or mellifluence (melˈlifluence)
Word origin of 'mellifluous'
C15: from Late Latin mellifluus flowing with honey, from Latin mel honey + fluere to flow
mellifluous for learners of EnglishPowered by COBUILD (mɪlɪfluəs)
graded adjective & adjective [usu ADJ n]
A mellifluous voice or piece of music is smooth and gentle and very pleasant to listen to. [formal] ⇒ I grew up around people who had wonderful, mellifluous voices. ⇒ Soon the room is filled with Bates' mellifluous tones.
askedHunter, struggling to drag his eyes away from the mellifluous movement of her hips.Hocke, Martin THE ANCIENT AND SOLITARY REIGN"We have come from a distance together," it said, its voice mellifluous.Clive Barker SACRAMENTAs for the mellifluous Mr. Buddenbaum, his name was not mentioned again for some considerable time.Clive Barker EVERVILLEThe Apache language was intricate and tonal; Hart had become accustomed to its strangely mellifluous cadences while only semiconscious.Spellman, Cathy Cash PAINT THE WIND