- 1(Of food) containing or coated with honey: sweet honeyed pastries honeyed duck breastMore example sentences
- On top of the rice were tender and honeyed pork chops.
- I couldn't face any of the usual options for breakfast and instead made do with honeyed bread soaked in milk, but even that was touch-and-go.
- On the side were small bowls of honeyed nuts and figs, with fruit and a small platter of sliced bread.
- 1.1Rich and sweet in taste or smell: as the wine matures it becomes more honeyedMore example sentences
- The wine within the goblet was surprisingly full and mellow, with a sweet honeyed taste.
- The whiskey has a vibrant, honeyed character rich with spicy vanilla notes.
- The wines from these berries have a rich, complex, honeyed character and are often high in residual sugar.
- 1.2Having a golden or warm yellow colour: the light gives a honeyed sheen to the barley and wheatMore example sentences
- Although the approaching date seems to be making her reflective, she looks resplendent, with her long, golden limbs and honeyed hair.
- She is laughing, crowing with delight as she sits there, her head a mass of golden curls in the honeyed sunlight.
- It's actually an island, a fourteen-mile sliver of sandy beaches whose name means ‘golden snake’ in the native Mayan language, and back then, a mere 120 people enjoyed its honeyed shores.
- 2(Of a person’s words or tone of voice) soothing, soft, and intended to please: he wooed her with honeyed wordsMore example sentences
- His deep, stern voice cut through the honeyed tones of self-congratulation.
- Jacques sighed, his anger melting away as her voice came across the line in honeyed tones, seductive and dark as velvet.
- The conversation in the room hushed as his voice filled the hall with honeyed tones.