fla·​vor·​ing | \ ˈflā-v(ə-)riŋ How to pronounce flavoring (audio) \

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Examples of flavoring in a Sentence

We used ginger and other natural flavorings. soup made with beef flavoring
Recent Examples on the Web Not to mention solo chocolate-and-martini enthusiasts, creative bartenders, or just people who found themselves with a bottle of vodka and the ubiquitous 1950's drink flavoring that was chocolate syrup. Aly Walansky, Forbes, 12 Sep. 2021 Wrigley was the creator of Juicy Fruit, which is still popular today, with versions offering less sugar and artificial flavoring. Keira Wingate, USA TODAY, 30 Sep. 2021 The flavor is made with eggs, vanilla flavoring, milk and a little cinnamon, which form a sweet syrupy cream that's spooned over ice. Andi Berlin, The Arizona Republic, 16 Sep. 2021 The Son of Chico Dusty released in 2010, and a host of other projects seasoned with just as much creative flavoring. Jacorey Moon, PEOPLE.com, 10 Aug. 2021 That’s understandable, according to researchers with Johns Hopkins University, who explain the appeal behind the flavoring that dominates fall. Christina Tkacik, baltimoresun.com, 21 Sep. 2021 Unfortunately, many of the esters and other flavoring and aroma components evaporate with the ethanol. John Seabrook, The New Yorker, 20 Sep. 2021 If the flavoring is glycol-based — which does not contain alcohol — it can be sold in grocery and convenience stores. Kathy Stephenson, The Salt Lake Tribune, 25 May 2021 These pulley up and down easily for watering or whenever the cook needs a snippet of fresh green flavoring. Kelly Allen, House Beautiful, 23 July 2021

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First Known Use of flavoring

1845, in the meaning defined above

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“Flavoring.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flavoring. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of flavoring

: a substance that is added to a food or drink to give it a desired taste


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