Mellow defines someone or something that is calm, smooth and free from harshness.(adjective)
The definition of mellow is to calm down or to cause someone to calm down.(verb)
If you were prone to swings of temper when you were younger but have become calmer as you age, this is an example of a situation where you mellow.
See mellow in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME melwe, ripe, prob. < or akin to OE melu (see meal), Fl meluw, soft, mellow
transitive verb, intransitive verb
See mellow in American Heritage Dictionary 4
adjective mel·low·er, mel·low·est
Origin: Middle English melwe
Origin: , perhaps from melowe
Origin: , oblique case of mele, ground grain, meal; see meal1.
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