Honied vs Honed - What's the difference?

honied | honed |

As adjectives the difference between honied and honed

is that honied is covered with or containing honey while honed is made sharp.

As a verb honed is





(en adjective)
  • Covered with or containing honey
  • * {{quote-book, year=1836, author=William A. Alcott, title=The Young Mother, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=It must be buttered, or honied , or toasted, or soaked in milk, or dipped in gravy. }}
  • * {{quote-book, year=1913, author=John L. Stoddard, title=Poems, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=One of the pair Is a woman fair, With parted, smiling lips; For her each hour A honied flower, And she the bee that sips. }}
  • As sweet as honey
  • * {{quote-book, year=1903, author=Ambrose Bierce, title=Shapes of Clay, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=From the same lips the honied phrases fall That still are bitter from cascades of gall. }}




  • Made sharp.
  • Made more accurate or precise.
  • Verb

  • (hone)
  • Anagrams