What does mellow mean?

Definitions for mellow
ˈmɛl oʊmel·low

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. laid-back, mellowadjective

    unhurried and relaxed

    "a mellow conversation"

  2. mellow, mellowedadjective

    having a full and pleasing flavor through proper aging

    "a mellow port"; "mellowed fruit"

  3. mellow, mellowedadjective

    having attained to kindliness or gentleness through age and experience

    "mellow wisdom"; "the peace of mellow age"

  4. mellowadjective

    having attained to kindliness or gentleness through age and experience

    "mellow wisdom"; "the peace of mellow age"

  5. high, mellowverb

    slightly and pleasantly intoxicated from alcohol or a drug (especially marijuana)

  6. mellowverb

    soften, make mellow

    "Age and experience mellowed him over the years"

  7. mellow, melt, mellow outverb

    become more relaxed, easygoing, or genial

    "With age, he mellowed"

  8. mellowadverb

    make or grow (more) mellow

    "These apples need to mellow a bit more"; "The sun mellowed the fruit"

  9. mellowly, mellowadverb

    (obsolete) in a mellow manner

Wiktionary

  1. mellownoun

    A relaxed mood.

    Etymology: From melowe, melwe, variant of merow, merwe, from meru, mearu, from marwaz, from mer(w)-. Cognate with meru, mürbe, meyrr (whence meyr).

  2. mellowverb

    To become mellow.

    Etymology: From melowe, melwe, variant of merow, merwe, from meru, mearu, from marwaz, from mer(w)-. Cognate with meru, mürbe, meyrr (whence meyr).

  3. mellowverb

    To relax or soften.

    Etymology: From melowe, melwe, variant of merow, merwe, from meru, mearu, from marwaz, from mer(w)-. Cognate with meru, mürbe, meyrr (whence meyr).

  4. mellowadjective

    Soft or tender by reason of ripeness; having a tender pulp; as, a mellow apple.

    Etymology: From melowe, melwe, variant of merow, merwe, from meru, mearu, from marwaz, from mer(w)-. Cognate with meru, mürbe, meyrr (whence meyr).

  5. mellowadjective

    Easily worked or penetrated; not hard or rigid; as, a mellow soil.

    Etymology: From melowe, melwe, variant of merow, merwe, from meru, mearu, from marwaz, from mer(w)-. Cognate with meru, mürbe, meyrr (whence meyr).

  6. mellowadjective

    Not coarse, rough, or harsh; subdued, soft, rich, delicate; -- said of sound, color, flavor, style, etc.

    Etymology: From melowe, melwe, variant of merow, merwe, from meru, mearu, from marwaz, from mer(w)-. Cognate with meru, mürbe, meyrr (whence meyr).

  7. mellowadjective

    Well matured; softened by years; genial; jovial.

    Etymology: From melowe, melwe, variant of merow, merwe, from meru, mearu, from marwaz, from mer(w)-. Cognate with meru, mürbe, meyrr (whence meyr).

  8. mellowadjective

    Relaxed; calm; easygoing; laid-back.

    Etymology: From melowe, melwe, variant of merow, merwe, from meru, mearu, from marwaz, from mer(w)-. Cognate with meru, mürbe, meyrr (whence meyr).

  9. mellowadjective

    Warmed by liquor, slightly intoxicated; or, stoned, high.

    Etymology: From melowe, melwe, variant of merow, merwe, from meru, mearu, from marwaz, from mer(w)-. Cognate with meru, mürbe, meyrr (whence meyr).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mellow

    soft or tender by reason of ripeness; having a tender pulp; as, a mellow apple

    Etymology: [OE. melwe; cf. AS. mearu soft, D. murw, Prov. G. mollig soft, D. malsch, and E. meal flour.]

  2. Mellow

    easily worked or penetrated; not hard or rigid; as, a mellow soil

    Etymology: [OE. melwe; cf. AS. mearu soft, D. murw, Prov. G. mollig soft, D. malsch, and E. meal flour.]

  3. Mellow

    not coarse, rough, or harsh; subdued; soft; rich; delicate; -- said of sound, color, flavor, style, etc

    Etymology: [OE. melwe; cf. AS. mearu soft, D. murw, Prov. G. mollig soft, D. malsch, and E. meal flour.]

  4. Mellow

    well matured; softened by years; genial; jovial

    Etymology: [OE. melwe; cf. AS. mearu soft, D. murw, Prov. G. mollig soft, D. malsch, and E. meal flour.]

  5. Mellow

    warmed by liquor; slightly intoxicated

    Etymology: [OE. melwe; cf. AS. mearu soft, D. murw, Prov. G. mollig soft, D. malsch, and E. meal flour.]

  6. Mellowverb

    to make mellow

    Etymology: [OE. melwe; cf. AS. mearu soft, D. murw, Prov. G. mollig soft, D. malsch, and E. meal flour.]

  7. Mellowverb

    to become mellow; as, ripe fruit soon mellows

    Etymology: [OE. melwe; cf. AS. mearu soft, D. murw, Prov. G. mollig soft, D. malsch, and E. meal flour.]

Freebase

  1. Mellow

    Mellow is the second album by Maria Mena. Released in Norway as a counterpart to her US album White Turns Blue, it was accompanied by the single "You're the Only One". The album was produced by Arvid Solvang.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Mellow

    mel′ō, adj. soft and ripe: well matured: soft to the touch, palate, ear, &c.: genial: half-tipsy.—v.t. to soften by ripeness or age: to mature.—v.i. to become soft: to be matured.—adv. Mell′owly.—n. Mell′owness, softness: maturity.—adj. Mell′owy, soft: friable. [A.S. mearu, soft; Dut. murw, mollig, L. mollis, Gr. malakos.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mellow in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mellow in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of mellow in a Sentence

  1. Suzanne Jimenez Diaz:

    He was a normal kid. He was very popular, a very bright student. The other kids liked to play with him. He was good in sports, he was a gentleman. He was sweet. He just had a nice, mellow mannerism to him.

  2. Wayne Coyne:

    I think it's a wonderful, mellow, sad but sort of, you know, beautiful, homesick kind of album now, now that we've come out the other side.

  3. Matt Jarrell:

    He was a mellow guy, he was somebody I could talk to about anything.

  4. Jonah Hill:

    I still write and direct and get all my projects in order and stuff. But then I also surf every day, i make myself surf every day. I don't know if dropping out is kind of the accurate word, but I kind of dropped out a little bit. I still love my creativity and my work. But I definitely live a very quiet lifestyle, where I surf, hang with my dog, hang with my nephews. Just keep it mellow.

  5. Vikram Ravi:

    The theory that FRBs come from magnetars was developed in part because the earlier FRB 121102 came from an active star-forming environment, where young magnetars can be formed in the supernovae of massive stars, but the host galaxy of FRB 190523 is more mellow in comparison.

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