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Definition of Mellow


  1. Soft or tender by reason of ripeness; having a tender pulp; as, a mellow apple.
  2. Easily worked or penetrated; not hard or rigid; as, a mellow soil.
  3. Not coarse, rough, or harsh; subdued; soft; rich; delicate; -- said of sound, color, flavor, style, etc.
  4. Well matured; softened by years; genial; jovial.
  5. Warmed by liquor; slightly intoxicated.
  6. To make mellow.
  7. To become mellow; as, ripe fruit soon mellows.

Mellow Quotations

Sweet is the memory of distant friends! Like the mellow rays of the departing sun, it falls tenderly, yet sadly, on the heart.
Washington Irving

I never understood the idea that you're supposed to mellow as you get older. Slowing down isn't something I relate to at all. The goal is to continue in good and bad, all of it.
Diane Keaton

All rock musicians are deaf... Or insensitive to mellow sounds.
Marc Bolan

Autumn's the mellow time.
William Allingham

You know, I'm a pretty mellow guy. I'm pretty easy-going. I see everyone's perspective.
Paul Walker
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Mellow Translations

mellow in Swedish is mogen, mogna, fyllig
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