a : unpleasant to taste or smell
b : disagreeable, distasteful <an unsavory assignment>; especially : morally offensive <unsavory business practices>
Examples of UNSAVORY
- He is an unsavory character.
- <an unsavory blend of spices that simply overwhelmed the fish's delicate flavor>
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Related to UNSAVORY
- brackish, unappetizing, unpalatable, distasteful, yucky (also yukky)
- appetizing, delectable, delicious, delish, palatable, savory (also savoury), tasty, toothsome, yummy
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