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forbidden fruit

noun

Simple Definition of forbidden fruit

  • : something that is attractive because it is not allowed

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of forbidden fruit

  1. :  an immoral or illegal pleasure

Examples of forbidden fruit in a sentence

  1. For dieters, dessert becomes a forbidden fruit.



Origin and Etymology of forbidden fruit

from the forbidden fruit of the Garden of Eden in Genesis 3:2–19


First Known Use: 1605


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