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honey

hon·ey

honey

 
 
pronunciation:
huh ni
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
inflections: honeys
definition 1: a thick, sweet, yellowish or brownish fluid made from flower nectar by bees.
 
definition 2: any of various other sweet fluids made by insects.
definition 3: (informal) something of excellent quality, esp. an outstanding specimen of its kind.
a honey of a machine
definition 4: (informal) sweet one; sweetheart; dear (used as an affectionate term of address).
similar words:
darling, dear, sweet
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: honeyed, honeying, honeys, honied
definition 1: to add honey to, for flavor or sweetening.
definition 2: (informal) to speak endearingly, flatteringly, or ingratiatingly to; cajole (often fol. by up).
derivation: honeylike (adj.)
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