forbidden fruit


Definition of forbidden fruit 

: an immoral or illegal pleasure

Examples of forbidden fruit in a Sentence

For dieters, dessert becomes a forbidden fruit.

First Known Use of forbidden fruit

1605, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for forbidden fruit

from the forbidden fruit of the Garden of Eden in Genesis 3:2–19

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English Language Learners Definition of forbidden fruit

: something that is attractive because it is not allowed

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