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Definition of "honied" [hon•ied]

  • A past tense and a past participle of honey. (verb)
  • Variant of honeyed. (adjective)

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 "honied" in a sentence
  • "That dread voice of his that shook the hills when he was angry, fell in ordinary talk very pleasantly upon the ear, with a kind of honied, friendly whine, not far off singing, that was eminently"
  • "Try works by storied lounger Keats, who pined away for "evenings steep'd in honied indolence.""
  • "Being aware of our time helps to create "evenings steep'd in honied indolence" to quote Keats, and time to lie "cool-bedded in the flowery grass.""
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