Translation of honey in Spanish:

honey

miel, n.

Pronunciation /ˈhʌni//ˈhəni/

nounPlural honeys

  • 1

    miel feminine
    clear/thick honey miel líquida/espesa
    • as sweet as honey dulce como la miel
    • Always on the look out for something unusual I was tempted by a banana sandwich with either honey or peanut butter on malted brown bread.
    • They also convert nectar into honey and fill the comb with it.
    • In a mixing bowl add the flour, sugar, coconut, honey and juice.
    • Instead, they make honey from the nectar they drink from nectar-making flowers.
    • The chimps spend about six hours a day looking for food and have a varied diet of leaves, fruits, insects, honey and even fungi.
    • The contrast of salty cheese, sweet honey and nutty toasted bread is a taste sensation.
    • On your cereal, try brown sugar, maple syrup, honey, cinnamon, dates or raisins instead of white sugar.
    • In a separate bowl, beat margarine, honey, brown sugar, egg and vanilla until well blended.
    • A tall glass of fresh-brewed iced tea with lemon and a teaspoon of sugar or honey is sweet and refreshing without many empty calories, and has antioxidants to boot.
    • Parmesan is also good with roast parsnips, unless you prefer to concentrate on the parsnips' inherent sweetness and splash on some honey or maple syrup as they roast.
    • Harassed by famine and excessive taxes, people will resort to eating leaves, roots, flesh, wild honey, fruits, flowers and seeds.
    • Faris kept bees, the gift of a local baker, which pollinated his flowers and provided honey, and he apparently kept a number of birds, for his inventory listed eleven cages.
    • Turning nectar into honey is one of many tasks performed by the worker bees - the sterile females.
    • An explorer who found a 2000-year-old jar of honey in an Egyptian tomb said it tasted delicious!
    • In summer, I add scoops of rich ice-cream; in winter, natural yoghurt and flower honey give a fragrant tang.
    • Most of us know that honeybees use nectar to make honey.
    • I was intrigued with how they gathered pollen and nectar from flowers to make honey.
    • Sauces made from vinegar, honey, pepper, herbs and spices were also popular.
    • Although they are very sour they do make a delicious pie if mixed with blackberries and sweetened with honey.
    • Combine the mustard, honey, vinegar, salt and pepper.
    • The bees convert the nectar to honey within the hive.
  • 2

    • 2.1informal

      cariño informal
      • He told her: ‘I love you, honey,’ before the call went dead.
      • She grins smugly and says, ‘I love you too, honey,’ as she sneaks a sip of her coffee.
      • Despite our differences I love you, honey.
      • I hate it when people call you darling, sweetheart, honey, sweetie.
      • Speaking of Don, I guess you're really in love when your honey still makes your heart go pitter-patter.
      • Some women, for example, may expect that their honey will handle everything.
      • Whenever he's actually being serious about something, he uses my real name or the occasional honey or darling.
      • ‘Love you too, honey,’ Beau said sarcastically before turning to Anica with a sigh.
      • The last words his wife heard him say were: ‘I love you, honey.’
      • He had found terms of endearment such as dear, honey or darling too mushy for his liking.
      • If you don't think you'd actually say any of these things or if you're shy, you can always write/send notes to your secret honeys at the Campus Center all week long.
      • Don't fret, here are some great ideas to help you and your honey have an excellent winter!

    • 2.2(wonderful person, thing)

      he's a honey es un cielo / encanto
      • it's a real honey of a car es una maravilla de coche