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Wordnet 3.0


1. pleasing to the ear;
- Example: "the dulcet tones of the cello"
[syn: dulcet, honeyed, mellifluous, mellisonant, sweet]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Mellifluous \Mel*lif"lu*ous\, a. [L. mellifluus; mel, mellis, honey (akin to Gr. ?, Goth. milip) + fluere to flow. See Mildew, Fluent, and cf. Marmalade.] Flowing as with honey; smooth; flowing sweetly or smoothly; as, a mellifluous voice. -- Mel*lif"lu*ous*ly, adv. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

mellifluous adj 1: pleasing to the ear; "the dulcet tones of the cello" [syn: dulcet, honeyed, mellifluous, mellisonant, sweet]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

98 Moby Thesaurus words for "mellifluous": accordant, achingly sweet, affable, agreeable, agreeable-sounding, ambrosial, amiable, amicable, appealing, ariose, arioso, bittersweet, blissful, candied, canorous, cantabile, catchy, cheerful, compatible, complaisant, congenial, cordial, desirable, dulcet, en rapport, 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, honeysweet, likable, liquid, melic, melliferous, mellifluent, mellisonant, mellow, melodic, melodious, music-flowing, music-like, musical, nectareous, nectarous, nice, pleasant, pleasant-sounding, pleasing, pleasurable, pleasure-giving, pleasureful, rewarding, rich, sacchariferous, satisfying, silver-toned, silver-tongued, silver-voiced, silvery, singable, songful, songlike, sonorous, sour-sweet, sugarcoated, sugared, sugarsweet, sugary, sweet, sweet and pungent, sweet and sour, sweet as sugar, sweet-flowing, sweet-sounding, sweetened, sweetish, syrupy, tunable, tuneful, welcome