mellow: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (mel'ō), [key]
— adj., v., n. -er, -est,
- soft, sweet, and full-flavored from ripeness, as fruit.
- well-matured, as wines.
- soft and rich, as sound, tones, color, or light.
- made gentle and compassionate by age or maturity; softened.
- friable or loamy, as soil.
- mildly and pleasantly intoxicated or high.
- pleasantly agreeable; free from tension, discord, etc.: a mellow neighborhood.
- affably relaxed; easygoing; genial: a mellow teacher who is very popular with her students.
- to make or become mellow.
- After final exams let's go down to the beach and mellow out.
- to become detached from worry, strife, stress, etc.; relax:After final exams let's go down to the beach and mellow out.
- to make more relaxed, agreeable, workable, etc.; soften or smooth:Chopin really mellows me out when I'm feeling tense.
- a state, atmosphere, or mood of ease and gentle relaxation.
- mellow (Thesaurus)