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Dulcet definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

DULCET, a. [L., sweet.]
1. Sweet to the taste; luscious.
She tempers dulcet creams.
2. Sweet to the ear; melodious; harmonious; as dulcet sounds; dulcet symphonies.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
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]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Etymology: Middle English doucet, from Anglo-French, from duz, douz sweet, from Latin dulcis; perhaps akin to Greek glykys sweet Date: 14th century 1. sweet to the taste 2. pleasing to the ear <dulcet tones> 3. generally pleasing or agreeable <a dulcet smile> dulcetly adverb

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. (esp. of sound) sweet and soothing. Etymology: ME, earlier doucet f. OF dimin. of doux f. L dulcis sweet

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Dulcet Dul"cet, a. [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.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

People often use the expression dulcet tones to refer to someone's voice. (HUMOROUS) You hear his dulcet tones on the Radio 1 trailers in the morning. PHRASE: with poss

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. 1. Sweet, luscious, honeyed, delightful to the taste, delicious. 2. Melodious, harmonious, sweet, delightful to the ear. 3. Pleasing, agreeable, pleasant, delightful, charming, sweet.

Moby Thesaurus

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