tasteful

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adjective taste·ful \ˈtāst-fəl\

Definition of tasteful

  1. 1 :  tasty 1a

  2. 2 :  having, exhibiting, or conforming to good taste <a tasteful display>

tastefully

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tastefulness

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Examples of tasteful in a sentence

  1. a tasteful and attractive design

  2. <a tasteful arrangement of white flowers and dark greenery>

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First Known Use of tasteful

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TASTEFUL Defined for English Language Learners

tasteful

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adjective taste·ful \ˈtāst-fəl\

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

tasteful

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adjective taste·ful \ˈtāst-fəl\

Definition of tasteful for Students

  1. :  having or showing the ability to choose what is good, beautiful, or proper <a tasteful color combination>

tastefully

\-fə-lē\ adverb


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