2. [syn: dulcet, honeyed, mellifluous, mellisonant, sweet]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Dulcet \Dul"cet\, a. [OF. doucet, dim. of dous sweet, F. doux,
L. dulcis; akin to Gr. ? . Cf. Doucet.]
1. Sweet to the taste; luscious. [Obs.]
She tempers dulcet creams. --Milton.
2. Sweet to the ear; melodious; harmonious.
Their dainty lays and dulcet melody. --Spenser.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: extremely pleasant in a gentle way; "the most dulcet
swimming on the most beautiful and remote beaches"
2: pleasing to the ear; "the dulcet tones of the cello" [syn:
dulcet, honeyed, mellifluous, mellisonant, sweet]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
80 Moby Thesaurus words for "dulcet":
achingly sweet, affable, agreeable, agreeable-sounding, amiable,
amicable, appealing, ariose, arioso, blissful, canorous, cantabile,
catchy, cheerful, compatible, complaisant, congenial, cordial,
desirable, en rapport, engaging, enjoyable, euphonic, euphonious,
euphonous, fair, fair and pleasant, felicific, felicitous, fine,
fine-toned, genial, golden, golden-tongued, golden-voiced, good,
goodly, gracious, grateful, gratifying, harmonious, heart-warming,
honeyed, likable, melic, mellifluent, mellifluous, mellisonant,
mellow, melodic, melodious, music-flowing, music-like, musical,
nice, pleasant, pleasant-sounding, pleasing, pleasurable,
pleasure-giving, pleasureful, rewarding, rich, satisfying,
silver-toned, silver-tongued, silver-voiced, silvery, singable,
songful, songlike, sonorous, sweet, sweet-flowing, sweet-sounding,
tunable, tuneful, welcome, winning, winsome