tasting

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noun tast·ing \ˈtā-stiŋ\

Definition of tasting

  1. :  an occasion for sampling a selection of foods or drinks in order to compare qualities a wine tasting

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First Known Use of tasting

1854




TASTING Defined for English Language Learners

tasting

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Definition of tasting for English Language Learners

  • : a social event at which something (such as food or wine) is sampled and tasted



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