Definition of 'honey'
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You can sweeten it by adding sugar or honey. The Sun (2017)Taste and season with salt and possibly sugar or honey. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Her voice was honeyed with hints of fire. The Sun (2016)The difference between good English heather honey and manuka is just the price. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Pour this back into the pan along with the rice wine vinegar, honey and soy sauce. The Sun (2016)Season and finish with the honey and vinegar. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The sugar and honey scrub smells good enough to eat. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Honey is too sweet to be true. The Sun (2013)Serve with runny honey or maple syrup as desired. The Hayfever Handbook - a summer survival guide (1988)Pour into a pan and add the sugar and honey. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Gently dissolve the treacle and honey in the milk over a low heat. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Drizzle over a tsp of runny honey. The Sun (2013)Mix the wine vinegar and honey together and stir it into the juice. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It pours through corners like runny honey from a warm spoon. The Sun (2009)Place the prunes in a pan with the orange juice and honey or sugar. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Mix all the ingredients except the vinegar and honey in a pan. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Add a little almond cream or runny honey to flavour. The Hayfever Handbook - a summer survival guide (1988)There was a consensus from the spies that the land was indeed wonderful and flowed with milk and honey. Christianity Today (2000)We'll see if he calls me honey. Times, Sunday Times (2006)With a voice like pure honey, she casts her spell. The Sun (2013)Really good with honey, fresh banana and yogurt. The Sun (2012)Dress with lemon juice, olive oil and honey. The Sun (2015)She wasn't used to being called honey by virtual strangers. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Drizzle 1 tsp of runny honey over it. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They have a good bite and sweet honey taste, with no acidity. Food Watch (1994)We are moving to honey rather than sugar on the Weetabix. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'honey'
British English: honey /ˈhʌnɪ/ NOUN
Honey is a sweet, sticky, edible substance made by bees.
- American English: honey
- Arabic: عَسَل
- Brazilian Portuguese: mel
- Chinese: 蜂蜜
- Croatian: med
- Czech: med
- Danish: honning
- Dutch: honing
- European Spanish: miel
- Finnish: hunaja
- French: miel
- German: Honig
- Greek: μέλι
- Italian: miele
- Japanese: 蜂蜜
- Korean: 벌꿀
- Norwegian: honning
- Polish: miód
- European Portuguese: mel
- Romanian: miere
- Russian: мед
- Spanish: miel
- Swedish: honung
- Thai: น้ำผึ้ง
- Turkish: bal
- Ukrainian: мед
- Vietnamese: mật ong
Definition of honey from the Collins English Dictionary
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