(noun, adjective, verb, adverb)


1. unhurried and relaxed

- a mellow conversation

Similar word(s): relaxed

2. having a full and pleasing flavor through proper aging

- a mellow port

- mellowed fruit

Similar word(s): mature, ripe, mellowed

3. softened through age or experience

- mellow wisdom

- the peace of mellow age

Similar word(s): soft, mellowed

4. slightly and pleasantly intoxicated from alcohol or a drug.

Similar word(s): drunk, gone, inebriated, intoxicated, ripped, high

Sentences with mellow as an adjective:

- a mellow apple

- a mellow soil


1. in a mellow manner

Similar word(s): mellowly


1. A relaxed mood.


1. soften, make mellow

- Age and experience mellowed him over the years

Definition categories: change, soften

2. become more relaxed, easygoing, or genial

- With age, he mellowed

Similar word(s): melt

Definition categories: change

3. make or grow (more) mellow

- These apples need to mellow a bit more

- The sun mellowed the fruit

Definition categories: change, soften