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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)

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.

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_."