appetizing

adjective
ap·​pe·​tiz·​ing | \ -ˌtī-ziŋ How to pronounce appetizing (audio) \

Definition of appetizing

: appealing to the appetite especially in appearance or aroma also : appealing to one's taste an appetizing display of merchandise

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Other Words from appetizing

appetizingly \ -​ziŋ-​lē How to pronounce appetizingly (audio) \ adverb

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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

Examples of appetizing in a Sentence

While the stew may not look very appetizing, it tastes wonderful. that dish looks very appetizing

First Known Use of appetizing

1653, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of appetizing was in 1653

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appetizing

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of appetizing

: having a good smell or appearance that makes people want to eat

appetizing

adjective
ap·​pe·​tiz·​ing | \ ˈa-pə-ˌtī-ziŋ How to pronounce appetizing (audio) \

Kids Definition of appetizing

: pleasing to the appetite an appetizing smell

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