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Definition of "honey" []

  • A sweet yellowish or brownish viscid fluid produced by various bees from the nectar of flowers and used as food. (noun)
  • A similar substance made by certain other insects. (noun)
  • A sweet substance, such as nectar. (noun)
  • Sweetness; pleasantness. (noun)
  • Sugary or ingratiating words; flattery. (noun)
  • A sweet viscid substance made by bees from nectar and stored in their nests or hives as food. It is spread on bread or used as a sweetening agent (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Any similar sweet substance, esp the nectar of flowers (noun)
  • Anything that is sweet or delightful (noun)
  • A term of endearment (noun)
  • Something considered to be very good of its kind (noun)
  • Of, concerned with, or resembling honey (noun)
  • To sweeten with or as if with honey (verb)
  • To talk to (someone) in a fond or flattering way (verb)

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Use "honey" in a sentence
  • ""You say you don't want both butter _and_ honey -- you want butter _or_ honey; I, on the contrary, _do not want butter or honey_ -- I want them both.""
  • "The honey gathered from the genus erica (termed _heather honey_) and most labiate plants, is wholesome."
  • "Every trap was set, and baited as before with a mass of honey -- but _honey now mixed with a potent sleeping draft_."