Honey vs. Hunny

Honey vs. Hunny — Is There a Difference?
ADVERTISEMENT

Difference Between Honey and Hunny

Honeynoun

A sweet yellowish or brownish viscid fluid produced by various bees from the nectar of flowers and used as food.

Hunnynoun

eye dialect of honey

Honeynoun

A similar substance made by certain other insects.

Honeynoun

A sweet substance, such as nectar or syrup.

Honeynoun

Sweetness; pleasantness

"The first few years could not have been all honey" (Nadine Gordimer).

Honeynoun

(Informal) Sweetheart; dear. Used as a term of endearment.

ADVERTISEMENT

Honeynoun

(Informal) Something remarkably fine

a honey of a car.

Honeyverb

To sweeten with honey; add honey to.

Honeyverb

To make pleasant or appealing

His words were honeyed as he spoke.

Honeyverb

To give a yellow or golden color to.

Honeynoun

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

Honeynoun

(countable) A variety of this substance.

ADVERTISEMENT

Honeynoun

(figuratively) Something sweet or desirable.

Honeynoun

A term of affection.

Honey, would you take out the trash?Honey, I'm home.

Honeynoun

A woman, especially an attractive one.

Man, there are some fine honeys here tonight!

Honeynoun

A spectrum of pale yellow to brownish-yellow colour, like that of most types of (the sweet substance) honey.

Honeyadjective

Involving or resembling honey.

Honeyadjective

Of a pale yellow to brownish-yellow colour, like most types of honey.

Honeyverb

(transitive) To sweeten; to make agreeable.

Honeyverb

(intransitive) To be gentle, agreeable, or coaxing; to talk fondly; to use endearments.

Honeyverb

(intransitive) To be or become obsequiously courteous or complimentary; to fawn.

Honeynoun

a sweet yellow liquid produced by bees

Honeynoun

a beloved person; used as terms of endearment

Honeyverb

sweeten with honey

Honeyadjective

having the color of honey