Main meanings of meller in English

: meller1meller2

meller1

Pronunciation /ˈmɛlə/

noun

informal US
  • Melodrama 1b.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Los Angeles Times. Shortened from mellerdrammer.

Main meanings of meller in English

: meller1meller2

meller2

Pronunciation /ˈmɛlə/

verb

(also mellow)
dialect US, Midlands English
  • To strike, beat.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Atlantic Monthly. Probably from mell + -er.