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Synonyms for mellow
ˈmɛl oʊmel·low

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. mellow

    ripe, rich, full-flavored, jovial, mature, soft

    unripe, harsh, sour, acid, acrid, crabbed, sober, dry

Princeton's WordNet1.5 / 2 votes

  1. laid-back, mellowadjective

    unhurried and relaxed

    "a mellow conversation"

    mellowed, laid-back, high

    tense, unripened, immature, unripe, sober, green, hard

  2. mellow, mellowedadjective

    having a full and pleasing flavor through proper aging

    "a mellow port"; "mellowed fruit"

    mellowed, laid-back, high

    sober, unripened, immature, tense, unripe, green, hard

  3. mellow, mellowedadjective

    having attained to kindliness or gentleness through age and experience

    "mellow wisdom"; "the peace of mellow age"

    mellowed, laid-back, high

    unripened, hard, green, immature, unripe, tense, sober

  4. mellowadjective

    having attained to kindliness or gentleness through age and experience

    "mellow wisdom"; "the peace of mellow age"

    mellowed, laid-back, high

    tense, immature, sober, unripened, hard, green, unripe

  5. high, mellowverb

    slightly and pleasantly intoxicated from alcohol or a drug (especially marijuana)

    gamy, high-pitched, high, mellowed, gamey, eminent, laid-back, in high spirits

    immature, unripe, unripened, tense, sober, hard, green

  6. mellowverb

    soften, make mellow

    "Age and experience mellowed him over the years"

    mellow out, melt

    immature, sober, tense, unripe, unripened, green, hard

  7. mellow, melt, mellow outverb

    become more relaxed, easygoing, or genial

    "With age, he mellowed"

    melt, dethaw, run, meld, fade, melt down, evaporate, thaw, dissolve, mellow out, unthaw, disappear, unfreeze

    immature, hard, unripened, unripe, green, tense, sober

  8. mellowadverb

    make or grow (more) mellow

    "These apples need to mellow a bit more"; "The sun mellowed the fruit"

    mellow out, melt

    unripened, immature, hard, unripe, sober, tense, green

  9. mellowly, mellowadverb

    (obsolete) in a mellow manner


    sober, unripened, tense, immature, green, hard, unripe

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. mellowadjective

    ripe, mature

  2. mellowadjective

    soft, mellifluous, smooth, silver-toned, sweetly flowing

  3. mellowadjective

    perfected, well prepared

  4. mellowadjective

    DRUNK, tipsy, fuddled, disguised, half seas over

  5. mellowverb

    ripen, mature

  6. mellowverb

    perfect, bring to perfection

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "mellow":

    relaxed, calm

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  1. Ronald Tate:

    My son didn't see color. .. We didn't have all this animosity between races, and my son didn't see that. He didn't have time for that. He was just mellow and laid back and didn't want to get into that.

  2. Matt Jarrell:

    He was a mellow guy, he was somebody I could talk to about anything.

  3. Mitchell Burgess:

    The mellow sweetness of pumpkin pie off a prison spoon is something you will never forget.

  4. Eugenia Mays:

    Employees, they seem to be pretty mellow, they’re excited to be back, they just want to know, ‘Hey, how you doing? How’s your dog, how’s your cat?’ Everybody’s all excited to be back — to see everybody.

  5. Quincy Jones:

    Louis 'Thunder Thumbs' Johnson was one of the greatest bass players to ever pick up the instrument, as a member of the Brothers Johnson, we shared decades of magical times working together in the studio and touring the world. From my albums 'Body Heat' and 'Mellow Madness,' to their platinum albums 'Look Out for #1,' 'Right On Time,' 'Blam' and 'Light Up the Night,' which I produced, to Michael's solo debut 'Off the Wall,' I considered Louis a core member of my production team. He was a dear and beloved friend and brother, and I will miss his presence and joy of life every day.

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