melt in one's mouth

Definition of melt in one's mouth

of food
:to taste delicious and feel soft or become soft when put in one's mouth
  • chocolate candies that melt in your mouth
  • The fish practically melts in your mouth.

Word by Word Definitions

melt play
  1. : to become altered from a solid to a liquid state usually by heat

  2. : dissolve, disintegrate

  3. : to disappear as if by dissolving

  1. : material in the molten state

  2. : the mass melted at a single operation or the quantity melted during a specified period

  3. : the action or process of melting or the period during which it occurs

  1. : spleen

mouth play
  1. : the natural opening through which food passes into the body of an animal and which in vertebrates is typically bounded externally by the lips and internally by the pharynx and encloses the tongue, gums, and teeth

  2. : grimace

  3. : an individual requiring food

  1. : speak, pronounce

  2. : to utter bombastically : declaim

  3. : to repeat without comprehension or sincerity


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