Definition of palate
- too ornate for my palate
- … I heard a little too much preaching … and lost my palate for it.
- —George Eliot
- serves Korean food adapted for the American palate
The restaurant serves Korean food adapted for the American palate.
She's been working hard on a menu that will please the palates of all her guests.
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First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
: the top part of the inside of your mouth : the roof of your mouth
: the sense of taste
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to speak or write verbosely and windily
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