zesty

adjective \ ˈze-stē \
Updated on: 17 Apr 2018

Definition of zesty

zestier; zestiest
: having or characterized by zest : appealingly piquant or lively
  • a zesty sauce
  • zesty humor

zestily

play \ˈze-stə-lē\ adverb

Examples of zesty in a Sentence

  1. bland pasta that needs a zesty sauce

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First Known Use of zesty

1868

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ZESTY Defined for English Language Learners

zesty

Definition of zesty for English Language Learners

  • : having a strong, pleasant, and somewhat spicy flavor

  • : lively and pleasing : full of zest


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