tasteless

adjective taste·less \ ˈtāst-ləs \
Updated on: 20 Nov 2017

Definition of tasteless

1 a : having no taste : insipid
  • tasteless vegetables
b : arousing no interest : dull
2 : not having or exhibiting good taste
  • a tasteless joke

tastelessly

adverb

tastelessness

noun

Examples of tasteless in a Sentence

  1. a vulgar and tasteless publicity stunt

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First Known Use of tasteless

1591


TASTELESS Defined for English Language Learners

tasteless

adjective

Definition of tasteless for English Language Learners

  • : not having much flavor

  • : not having or showing good taste : not tasteful


TASTELESS Defined for Kids

tasteless

adjective taste·less \ ˈtāst-ləs \

Definition of tasteless for Students

1 : having little flavor
  • a tasteless stew
2 : not having or showing the ability to choose what is good, beautiful, or proper
  • a tasteless remark

tastelessly

adverb


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