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tasty

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adjective \ˈtā-stē\

Simple Definition of tasty

  • : having a good flavor : pleasing to the taste

  • : very appealing or interesting

  • : very attractive

Full Definition of tasty

tast·i·ertast·i·est

  1. 1a :  having a marked and appetizing flavor <a tasty meal>b :  strikingly attractive or interesting <a tasty bit of gossip>

  2. 2 :  tasteful

tast·i·ly play \-stə-lē\ adverb
tast·i·ness play \-stē-nəs\ noun

Examples of tasty

  1. <the tasty prospect of getting his revenge after all those years>

  2. <a selection of tasty doughnuts from the corner bakery>



1603

First Known Use of tasty

1603

Synonym Discussion of tasty

palatable, appetizing, savory, tasty, toothsome mean agreeable or pleasant especially to the sense of taste. palatable often applies to something that is found to be merely agreeable <butterflies that birds find palatable>. appetizing suggests a whetting of the appetite and applies to aroma and appearance as well as taste <appetizing hors d'oeuvres>. savory applies to both taste and aroma and suggests piquancy and often spiciness <dumplings with savory fillings>. tasty implies a pronounced taste <a tart and tasty pie>. toothsome stresses the notion of agreeableness and sometimes implies tenderness or daintiness <an enticing array of toothsome desserts>.


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