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Synonyms of mellow in English:


  • 1 the splendid mellow brickwork of the Tudor gatehouse
    seasoned, conditioned, mature, aged, old;
    rich in texture, warm
    [Antonyms] fresh
  • 2 the mellow tone of his voice
    [Antonyms] harsh
  • 3 mellow apples
    ripe, mature, soft, lush, juicy, tender, luscious, sweet, full-flavoured, flavoursome
    [Antonyms] green, unripe
  • 4 I believe you are growing mellow with age
    easy-going, tolerant, amicable, amiable, warm-hearted, warm, sympathetic, good-natured, affable, gracious, gentle, pleasant, kindly, kind-hearted
  • 5 he was in a mellow mood
    genial, jovial, jolly, cheerful, happy, merry
    [Antonyms] nasty, irritable
  • 6 he was feeling mellow after two glasses of wine
    tipsy, slightly drunk, full of well-being
    informal happy, merry
    British informal tiddly, squiffy
  • verb

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  • 1 eight years had done nothing to mellow him
    relax, calm, settle, mature, improve;
    soften, sweeten
  • 2 age has mellowed the buildings
    condition, season, age, improve
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