appetizing

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

ap·pe·tiz·ing

adjective \-ˌtī-ziŋ\

: having a good smell or appearance that makes people want to eat

Full Definition of APPETIZING

:  appealing to the appetite especially in appearance or aroma; also :  appealing to one's taste <an appetizing display of merchandise>
ap·pe·tiz·ing·ly \-ziŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of APPETIZING

  1. While the stew may not look very appetizing, it tastes wonderful.
  2. <that dish looks very appetizing>

First Known Use of APPETIZING

1653

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