\ ˈtā-stē How to pronounce tasty (audio) \
tastier; tastiest

Definition of tasty

1a : having a marked and appetizing flavor a tasty meal
b : strikingly attractive or interesting a tasty bit of gossip
2 : tasteful

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Other Words from tasty

tastily \ ˈtā-​stə-​lē How to pronounce tasty (audio) \ adverb
tastiness \ ˈtā-​stē-​nəs How to pronounce tasty (audio) \ noun

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palatable, appetizing, savory, tasty, toothsome mean agreeable or pleasant especially to the sense of taste. palatable often applies to something that is found to be merely agreeable. butterflies that birds find palatable appetizing suggests a whetting of the appetite and applies to aroma and appearance as well as taste. appetizing hors d'oeuvres savory applies to both taste and aroma and suggests piquancy and often spiciness. dumplings with savory fillings tasty implies a pronounced taste. a tart and tasty pie toothsome stresses the notion of agreeableness and sometimes implies tenderness or daintiness. an enticing array of toothsome desserts

Examples of tasty in a Sentence

the tasty prospect of getting his revenge after all those years a selection of tasty doughnuts from the corner bakery
Recent Examples on the Web And while my experiments with other varied ingredients have been good, none has been as tasty as the version included in the ATK book. Washington Post, 11 May 2021 And while Kansas City-style barbecue is tasty, this place is all about Cleveland’s own spin. Marc Bona, cleveland, 27 Apr. 2021 Launching and relaunching as the pandemic recedes, two tasty-sounding restaurants are raring to go. BostonGlobe.com, 21 May 2021 Frustrated by the lack of tasty and functional oatmeal products while working at Boston Consulting Group, Jiang decided to quit her position that would have sponsored her MBA, and launched her own business. Douglas Yu, Forbes, 20 May 2021 His recipes use inventive mash-ups and fun spins on classics to give you dishes that are new and approachable and, best of all, really, really tasty. Los Angeles Times, 2 May 2021 That tasty meal comes at a price, higher than other rat population control methods, according to Naturzone Pest Control owner Bill Stewart. Amanda Morris, The Arizona Republic, 6 Mar. 2021 There’s a Food Giant and a couple really tasty restaurants and grills. Joseph Goodman | Jgoodman@al.com, al, 2 Dec. 2020 Scardello also offers a variety of other gift boxes full of tasty treats. Audrey Eads, Dallas News, 29 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of tasty

1603, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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4 Jun 2021

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“Tasty.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tasty. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of tasty

: having a good flavor : pleasing to the taste
: very appealing or interesting
British : very attractive


\ ˈtā-stē How to pronounce tasty (audio) \
tastier; tastiest

Kids Definition of tasty

: pleasing to the taste a tasty dessert

Other Words from tasty

tastiness noun

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