Honey vs Honied - What's the difference?

honey | honied |


As adjectives the difference between honey and honied

is that honey is describing a thing involving or resembling honey while honied is covered with or containing honey.

As a noun honey

is (uncountable) a viscous, sweet fluid produced from plant nectar by bees often used to sweeten tea or to spread on baked goods.

As a verb honey

is to be gentle, agreeable, or coaxing; to talk fondly; to use endearments.

honey

English

(wikipedia honey)

Noun

(en-noun)
  • (uncountable) A viscous, sweet fluid produced from plant nectar by bees. Often used to sweeten tea or to spread on baked goods.
  • (countable) A variety of this substance.
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  • (figuratively) Something sweet or desirable.
  • * 1595 , , Act 5, Scene 3, lines 91–93:
  • O my love, my wife! / Death, that hath suck'd the honey of thy breath / Hath had no power yet upon thy beauty.
  • * Shakespeare
  • the honey of his language
  • Honey , would you take out the trash?
    Honey , I'm home.
  • (countable, informal) A woman, especially an attractive one.
  • Man, there are some fine honeys here tonight!
  • A spectrum of pale yellow to brownish-yellow colour, like that of most types of (the sweet substance) honey.
  • Synonyms

    * (sweet fluid from bees) (l) * (term of affection) sweetie

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Describing a thing involving or resembling honey.
  • * 1599 William Shakespeare, Henry V, Act 1, Sc. 2 :
  • So work the honey -bees, / Creatures that by a rule in nature teach / The act of order to a peopled kingdom.
  • A spectrum of pale yellow to brownish-yellow colour, like that of most types of honey.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To be gentle, agreeable, or coaxing; to talk fondly; to use endearments.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Honeying and making love.
  • To be or become obsequiously courteous or complimentary; to fawn.
  • * Tennyson
  • Rough to common men, / But honey at the whisper of a lord.

    Derived terms

    * hon * honey badger * honey bear * honey bucket * honey bun * honey bunch * honey dipper * honey fungus * honey guide * honey locust * honey mesquite * honey mouse * honey myrtle * honey parrot * honey plant * honeybee * honeybun * honey-buzzard * honeycomb * honeycomb moth * honeycombed * honeycreeper * honeydew * honeydew melon * honeyeater * honeyed * honeymoon * honeysucker * honeysuckle * honey-sweet * land of milk and honey * western honey mesquite

    See also

    * * apis mellifica * diabetes mellitus * hydromel * melilot * melliferous * mellifluous * melliphagous * mellitic acid * molasses * oenomel English affectionate terms

    honied

    English

    Adjective

    (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. }}