Associations to the word «Mellow»

Wiktionary

MELLOW, adjective. Soft or tender by reason of ripeness; having a tender pulp.
MELLOW, adjective. Easily worked or penetrated; not hard or rigid.
MELLOW, adjective. Not coarse, rough, or harsh; subdued, soft, rich, delicate; said of sound, color, flavor, style, etc.
MELLOW, adjective. Well matured; softened by years; genial; jovial.
MELLOW, adjective. Relaxed; calm; easygoing; laid-back.
MELLOW, adjective. Warmed by liquor, slightly intoxicated; or, stoned, high.
MELLOW, noun. A relaxed mood.
MELLOW, verb. (transitive) To make mellow; to relax or soften.
MELLOW, verb. (intransitive) To become mellow.

Dictionary definition

MELLOW, verb. Soften, make mellow; "Age and experience mellowed him over the years".
MELLOW, verb. Become more relaxed, easygoing, or genial; "With age, he mellowed".
MELLOW, verb. Make or grow (more) mellow; "These apples need to mellow a bit more"; "The sun mellowed the fruit".
MELLOW, adverb. (obsolete) in a mellow manner.
MELLOW, adjective. Unhurried and relaxed; "a mellow conversation".
MELLOW, adjective. Having a full and pleasing flavor through proper aging; "a mellow port"; "mellowed fruit".
MELLOW, adjective. Having attained to kindliness or gentleness through age and experience; "mellow wisdom"; "the peace of mellow age".
MELLOW, adjective. Having attained to kindliness or gentleness through age and experience; "mellow wisdom"; "the peace of mellow age".
MELLOW, adjective. Slightly and pleasantly intoxicated from alcohol or a drug (especially marijuana).

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats