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From Latin mellifluus (flowing like honey), from mel (honey) + fluō (flow).

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Mellifluous (comparative more Mellifluous, superlative most Mellifluous)

Positive
Mellifluous

Comparative
more Mellifluous

Superlative
most Mellifluous

  1. Flowing like honey.
  2. Sweet and smooth; generally used of a person's voice, tone or writing style.

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  • dulcet from the Latin: dulce (sweet). (Mellifluous is more likely to be applied to a person's writing style while dulcet would only be appropriate for describing audible tone, voice or tenor.)

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