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tasteful

adjective taste·ful \ˈtāst-fəl\

: done or chosen with a knowledge of what is appealing, attractive, appropriate, or enjoyable : having or showing good taste

Full Definition of TASTEFUL

1
:  tasty 1a
2
:  having, exhibiting, or conforming to good taste <a tasteful display>
taste·ful·ly \-fə-lē\ adverb
taste·ful·ness noun

Examples of TASTEFUL

  1. a tasteful and attractive design
  2. <a tasteful arrangement of white flowers and dark greenery>

First Known Use of TASTEFUL

1611

Rhymes with TASTEFUL

TASTEFULNESS Defined for Kids

tasteful

adjective taste·ful \ˈtāst-fəl\

Definition of TASTEFUL for Kids

:  having or showing the ability to choose what is good, beautiful, or proper <a tasteful color combination>
taste·ful·ly \-fə-lē\ adverb

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