tasty

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adjective \ˈtā-stē\

Definition of tasty

tastier

;

tastiest

  1. 1a :  having a marked and appetizing flavor a tasty mealb :  strikingly attractive or interesting a tasty bit of gossip

  2. 2 :  tasteful

tastily

play \-stə-lē\ adverb

tastiness

play \-stē-nəs\ noun

Examples of tasty in a Sentence

  1. the tasty prospect of getting his revenge after all those years

  2. a selection of tasty doughnuts from the corner bakery

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First Known Use of tasty

1603

Synonym Discussion of 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

TASTY Defined for English Language Learners

tasty

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adjective

Definition of tasty for English Language Learners

  • : having a good flavor : pleasing to the taste

  • : very appealing or interesting

  • : very attractive


TASTY Defined for Kids

tasty

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adjective \ˈtā-stē\

Definition of tasty for Students

tastier

;

tastiest

  1. :  pleasing to the taste a tasty dessert

tastiness

noun


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