tasty

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

Choose the Right Synonym for tasty

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

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Divided by cheese, lettuce, and tomato, the burger carries all the makings of the American classic but isn't the tastiest option on the menu. 12. Alex Aronson, Redbook, "The 14 Best Costco Food Court Menu Items, Ranked," 4 Apr. 2019 Add this tasty cilantro-lime dressing to instantly jazz up any boring salad. Joy Bauer, Woman's Day, "Cilantro Lime Dressing," 15 Feb. 2019 Use your new pork loin knowledge to make these tasty recipes. Audrey Bruno, SELF, "How to Make the Juiciest Pork Loin Ever," 5 Feb. 2019 To give easy access to its tasty treats, Cinnabon just launched an online store that delivers all over the country, Bustle reports. Suzannah Weiss, Teen Vogue, "Cinnabon Launches Online Store With Free Shipping Nation-Wide," 15 Nov. 2018 Knecht’s deft maneuvering of this perpetually hot-button issue into the proceedings gives the story its tastiest twist and sets up a hair-raising climax. Rayyan Al-shawaf, Philly.com, "'Who Is Vera Kelly?' by Rosalie Knecht: Brainy, endearing bisexual spy," 13 July 2018 But there are other tasty versions, including those accented with balsamic glaze or topped with pesto. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "Caprese salad meets grilled bread in this easy summer appetizer," 8 July 2018 Some of us are born chefs, while others struggle to whip up tasty meals in the kitchen. Jessica Leigh Mattern, Woman's Day, "30 Fun Things to Do By Yourself in Your Lifetime," 3 Jan. 2019 This all-ages class uses the Culinary Literacy Cart to make a tasty vegan meal. Anna Nguyen, Philly.com, "Get cooking at the Free Library's Culinary Literacy Center," 2 May 2018

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First Known Use of tasty

1603, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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The first known use of tasty was in 1603

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tasty

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of tasty

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

tasty

adjective
\ 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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