Examples of tasteful in a Sentence
a tasteful and attractive design
a tasteful arrangement of white flowers and dark greenery
Recent Examples of tasteful from the Web
The setting is the central living area of a house, rendered in soothing shades of pale green, so generically tasteful as to be anonymous.
The TLX’s tasteful interior offers cozy seating, attractive appointments, and choice standard features.
The 49-year-old, mom-of-four posed for the moody black and white editorial (shot by Patrick Demarchelier) wearing a plunging, thigh-high black gown before stripping down to her birthday suit for a series of tasteful nude editorial photos.
The ingredients – some tasteful (infamous billboard; fun tifo with a Walking Dead motif), some tasteless (alleged fight before the game) – added spice.
Her access and interests have allowed Palmer to outfit a home that is tasteful and extremely original.
Elsewhere, a neckline on a pale blue top plunged daringly and was given a tasteful lift with a broach detail under the bust.
In a tower of Ljubljana Castle, on a green hilltop overlooking the old quarter of the capital, Strelec Restaurant enjoys 360-degree city views, tasteful medieval interiors, historical tapestries, and creative cuisine from chef Igor Jagodic.
Instead of being a preppy partner to chinos or the tasteful pop of pattern under a neutral suit, Malik wore his gingham shirt rumpled and untucked with a pair of paint-splatter jeans and a black baseball cap while in NYC this weekend.
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First Known Use of tasteful
Synonymsclassy, courtly, fine, graceful, handsome, majestic, refined, stately, elegant
Antonymsdowdy, graceless, inelegant, styleless, tasteless, unfashionable, unhandsome, unstylish
Related Wordsaugust, baronial, gallant, glorious, grand, heroic (also heroical), imposing, lavish, luxurious, magnificent, monumental, noble, ornate, proud, regal, rich, royal, splendid, superb; artful, genteel, polished, sophisticated; classic, conservative, exquisite, quiet, restrained, simple, understated; aristocratic, patrician; à la mode (also a la mode), chic, fashionable, in, modish, posh, sharp, sleek, smart, snappy, stylish, swagger, swank (or swanky); affected, grandiose, ostentatious, pretentious, recherché
Near Antonymscheesy, coarse, crude, flamboyant, flashy, garish, gaudy, glitzy, grotesque, loud, raffish, splashy, tacky, tawdry, ticky-tacky (also ticky-tack); rough-edged, rough-hewn, rude, trashy, uncouth, uncultivated, uncultured, unpolished, unrefined, vulgar
TASTEFUL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tasteful for English Language Learners
: done or chosen with a knowledge of what is appealing, attractive, appropriate, or enjoyable : having or showing good taste
TASTEFUL Defined for Kids
Definition of tasteful for Students
- a tasteful color combination
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