Definition of 'mellow'
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You can eat chutney straight away, but it's best once the flavours mellow after a month or so of ageing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The cider is stored in old oak rum barrels to impart a mellow background flavour. Thorsons Organic Wine Guide (1991)The morning after the night before his mood had mellowed. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The impatience in his nature only partly mellowed with age. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was really mellow and calming and a little bit pretty. The Sun (2014)Players tend to mellow and become a bit more streetwise as they get older. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The moon visits the heart of your chart so your love mood is mellow. The Sun (2009)Has age mellowed your desire to consume? Times, Sunday Times (2013)The instant appeal of the house comes from the mellow red brick perfectly matched by the clay roof tiles. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The natural weight of the wine has rounded well and produced a delightfully mellow flavour with great depth of character. Thorsons Organic Wine Guide (1991)He said he was a changed man, that he had mellowed and matured. The Sun (2013)Nice clear pink colour, mellow and fruity. Thorsons Organic Wine Guide (1991)He has mellowed a little since then, but the frustration remains. Times, Sunday Times (2009)As the fish age in the oil in which they are preserved, they become more mellow and tender. The Sun (2014)Although he has mellowed a little since then, he is still a long way from being easy listening. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Both have a sprinkling of lighter and darker hues, subtleties that come when a house has mellowed over centuries. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I'm quite mellow and calm and tolerant, as a matter of fact. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It's mild enough to eat straightaway, although it will mature and mellow if you leave it for at least a month before eating. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'mellow'
British English: mellow ADJECTIVE
Mellow is used to describe things that have a pleasant, soft, rich colour, usually red, orange, yellow, or brown.
...the softer, mellower light of evening.
British English: mellow VERB
If someone mellows or if something mellows them, they become kinder or less extreme in their behaviour, especially as a result of growing older.
When the children married and had children of their own, he mellowed a little.
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