Flat, flavorless, even harsh on the throat—this was not horribly rich or complex stuff.
Absent magic, we get conniving politicians, close-minded scolds, flavorless marriages, and the occasional heroin junkie.
Essay preaching—walking gingerly round duty, and flattering self-love; milk-and-water preaching—colorless, flavorless, and thin.
When they are small and soft they have no character, but if too old they are hard and flavorless.
So long as we continued to “chow” with him, so long appeared the acid, flavorless banana and the gummy, sticky jelly.
He went to Feroni's; the oysters were flavorless, the Burgundy tasted like ink.
The apples of the past year are well-nigh gone, and the few that remain have lost their succulence, and are dry and flavorless.
No wonder the preacher was disheartened, and preached a flavorless sermon.
The flesh of the Megapodius is dark and flavorless, being a mass of hard muscle and sinew.
I want the fig of Chios, not a flavorless fig; and in you this Chian fig is flavorless.
c.1300, "a smell, odor" (usually a pleasing one), from Old French flaour "smell, odor," from Vulgar Latin flator "odor," literally "that which blows," from Latin flator "blower," from flare "to blow, puff," which is cognate with Old English blawan (see blow (v.1)).
The same Vulgar Latin source produced Old Italian fiatore "a bad odor." Sense of "taste, savor" is 1690s, perhaps 1670s; originally "the element in taste which depends on the sense of smell." The -v- is perhaps from influence of savor.
Any of six classifications of quark varieties, distinguished by mass and electric charge. The flavors have the names up, down, strange, charm, top, and bottom. Protons in atomic nuclei are composed of two up quarks and one down quark, while neutrons consist of one up quark and two down quarks. The flavor of a quark may be changed in interactions involving the weak force.
: That's a very flava lady
A sexually attractive woman (1960s+ Black)