mellow

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Pronunciation[change]

Adjective[change]

Positive
mellow

Comparative
more mellow

Superlative
most mellow

Positive
mellow

Comparative
mellower

Superlative
mellowest

  1. If a fruit is mellow, it has a soft or tender pulp.
    The apple is mellow.
  2. If something is mellow, it is soft and easy to work with.
    The soil is mellow.

Related words[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
mellow

Plural
mellows

  1. If someone is in a mellow, they are in a relaxed mood.

Verb[change]

Plain form
mellow

Third-person singular
mellows

Past tense
mellowed

Past participle
mellowed

Present participle
mellowing

  1. (transitive) If someone mellows down, they are becoming more to relax.
    She used to be very impatient, but she's mellowed over time.
  2. (intransitive) If something mellows, it becomes softer and more developed in a pleasant way.
    The bright colour of the fresh paint mellowed over the years.