dulcetness

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Dulcet \Dul"cet\, adjective [OF. doucet, dim. of dous sweet, F. doux, L. dulcis; akin to Gr. ? . Cf. {Doucet}.]

1. Sweet to the taste; luscious. [Obs.]

She tempers dulcet creams. --Milton.

2. Sweet to the ear; melodious; harmonious.

Their dainty lays and dulcet melody. --Spenser.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

dulcet

adjective

1: extremely pleasant in a gentle way; "the most dulcet swimming on the most beautiful and remote beaches"

2: pleasing to the ear; "the dulcet tones of the cello" [syn: {dulcet}, {honeyed}, {mellifluous}, {mellisonant}, {sweet}]


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