savory


savory

adjective

Definition of SAVORY

1
having a pleasant smell <cedar is one of the most savory of all woods>
Synonyms ambrosial, aromatic, perfumed, redolent, savory (also savoury), scented, sweet
Near Antonyms odorless, unscented; fusty, musty, stale; gamy (or gamey)
3
giving pleasure or contentment to the mind or senses <having to fire someone was not a task that the manager found at all savory>
Near Antonyms abominable, ghastly, god-awful, hellish, horrid, miserable, wretched; bilious, disgusting, distasteful, obnoxious, offensive, repellent (also repellant), repugnant, repulsive, revulsive, unsavory, vile, yucky (also yukky); abhorrent, detestable, hateful, odious; boring, commonplace, dull, flat, insipid, irksome, stale, tedious; displeasing, dissatisfying; depressing, disheartening, dismal, dreary, gloomy, heartbreaking, heartrending, joyless, lachrymose, sad, unhappy; deplorable, doleful, dolorous, lamentable, lugubrious, mournful, regrettable, sorrowful, tragic (also tragical); aggravating, annoying, exasperating, irritating, peeving, perturbing, vexing; forbidding; hostile, intimidating; angering, enraging, incensing, inflaming (also enflaming), infuriating, maddening, outraging, rankling, riling; distressing, disturbing, upsetting

Variants of SAVORY

savory also savoury

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