cleanse the palate

Definition of cleanse the palate

  1. :  to clean and refresh the mouth between different parts of a meal Sorbet is sometimes served between courses to cleanse the palate.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  clean

    :  to rid of impurities by or as if by washing

  1. :  the roof of the mouth separating the mouth from the nasal cavity — see hard palate, soft palate

    :  a usually intellectual taste or liking

    :  the sense of taste

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holding stubbornly to a belief or view

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