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mellow 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ˈmelō/,
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(esp. of sound, taste, and color) Pleasantly smooth or soft; free from harshness,
  1. (esp. of sound, taste, and color) Pleasantly smooth or soft; free from harshness
    • - she was hypnotized by the mellow tone of his voice
    • - slow cooking gives the dish a sweet, mellow flavor
  2. (of fruit) Ripe, soft, sweet, and juicy
    • - a dish of mellow apples
  3. (of wine) Well-matured and smooth
    • - delicious, mellow, ripe, fruity wines
  4. (of a person's character) Softened or matured by age or experience
    • - a more mellow personality
  5. Relaxed and good-humored
    • - Jean was feeling mellow
  6. Relaxed and cheerful through being slightly drunk
    • - everybody got very mellow and slept well
  7. (of earth) Rich and loamy

Verb
  1. Make or become mellow
    • - getting older does mellow the hard edges around the anger
    • - fuller-flavored whiskeys mellow with wood maturation
    • - I need to mellow out, I need to calm down

  1. soften, make mellow; "Age and experience mellowed him over the years"
  2. mellowly: (obsolete) in a mellow manner
  3. laid-back: unhurried and relaxed; "a mellow conversation"
  4. having a full and pleasing flavor through proper aging; "a mellow port"; "mellowed fruit"
  5. become more relaxed, easygoing, or genial; "With age, he mellowed"
  6. high: slightly and pleasantly intoxicated from alcohol or a drug (especially marijuana)
  7. Mellow is the second album by Maria Mena. Released in Norway as a counterpart to her US album White Turns Blue, it was accompanied by the single "You're the Only One". The album was produced by Arvid Solvang.
  8. The original concept came from founder Patrick Woodcock, a multi-instrumentalist, who had befriended Nicolas Godin (Air) while they were getting their architecture degree in Versailles. ...
  9. Mellow is a compilation album from Scottish singer-songwriter Donovan. It was released on November 1, 1997 (Recall 158).
  10. A relaxed mood; To become mellow; To relax or soften; Soft or tender by reason of ripeness; having a tender pulp; as, a mellow apple; Easily worked or penetrated; not hard or rigid; as, a mellow soil; Not coarse, rough, or harsh; subdued, soft, rich, delicate; -- said of sound, color, flavor, ...
  11. (mellowed) softened and made gentle and understanding
  12. Smooth and soft, with no harshness.
  13. a soft, smooth, often sweet-edged wine a "jug red" and a well-aged Cabernet-Sauvignon or Zinfandel may all be mellow.
  14. A primary coffee taste sensation created as salts in the coffee combine with sugars to increase the overall sweetness. Characteristic found most often in washed arabica coffees grown at elevations below 4,000 feet, such Kona coffee from Hawaii. Mellow ranges from mild to delicate.
  15. A coffee that finishes mildly and delicately.
  16. A wine adjective describing a low-acid wine that is smooth and soft, rather rough around the edges. Well-made Merlot tends to be a mellow red wine.
  17. Reduced high frequencies, not edgy.
  18. Soft, with pleasant low-acidity.
  19. A soft, but well-balanced wine.
  20. describes a balanced coffee of low to moderate acidity. Sumatra coffee could be described as “mellow.”
  21. A character trait brought on by age, this usually means soft and smooth with a harmonious palate.
  22. The front hand grabs the backside edge, usually between the bindings.
  23. A term used to describe mature wine that has soft tannins and good balance.
  24. all right, fine. Ex., "That's mellow, Jack."
  25. Soft, smooth, mature and pleasant, but perhaps lacking somewhat in complexity and body