Examples of morsel in a Sentence
the chef's cuisine is so good that diners will want to savor every morsel
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Each one contained a morsel of pork as bait, which was kept mostly out of reach of the flies by a screen.
Trump may not be so lucky — North Korea grew hungrier after gorging on each successive morsel of appeasement.
Delicate morsels of hamachi are crusted in nori powder and served raw next to a painterly schmear of avocado.
The whale's front teeth were suited to nabbing slippery prey, much like those of its ancestors, but Gesiler and coauthors found that the molars of Coronodon formed slots that could have strained small morsels out of the water.
But this is nesting season and the little white birdhouse at the garden’s edge was also buzzing with activity as tiny house wrens shuttled delicious morsels such as earwigs, small worms and nondescript spiders to the hungry chicks inside.
Her red raspberry cheesecake was always my go-to, with fresh and barely sweetened whipped cream surrounding each tart and rich morsel of the cake itself.
Their bellies were swollen and their fragile limbs covered with sores that would not heal. Clothed in rags, these children of the Mississippi Delta huddled in crumbling shacks with empty iceboxes, not a morsel of food to be found.
Problem is, who wants to go through all the trouble of cracking them open just to redeem a toe-size morsel of buttery tail meat?
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Synonymsbite, mouthful, nibble, nugget, taste, tidbit (also titbit)
Antonymsbig shot, big wheel, bigwig, eminence, figure, kahuna, kingpin, magnate, nabob, personage, somebody, VIP
Related Wordscollop, medallion, noisette; nosh, snack; appetizer, canapé, hors d'oeuvre; bit, chew, crumb, dab, dribble, driblet, fleck, hint, mote, nubbin, particle, pinch, scrap, scruple, shred, smidgen (also smidgeon or smidgin or smidge), snip, snippet, speck, spot, sprinkling, suspicion, tittle, touch, trace; dash, drop; lap, lick; gulp, swallow, swig
Near Antonymschunk, gob, hunk, lump, slab; abundance, barrel, bucket, bushel, deal, heaps, loads, mass, mountain, peck, pile, pot, profusion, quantity, raft, scads, stack, volume, wad, wealth
First Known Use of morsel
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Definition of morsel for English Language Learners
: a small piece of food
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