The overworked kitchen has not enough pride left to keep its savors to itself.
Anything that savors of the pedantic is to be strictly avoided.
Criticism which is designed merely to advertise the critic serves no good purpose, and savors of charlatanry or something worse.
Between thee and me, I cannot endure affectation,—it savors of the country.
To my mind, it savors of some one far greater in brain power, in intrigue and in ability than those unshaven, misguided Russians.
It had about it odors of the East; savors of Araby the blest.
It is, perhaps, too intimate; it savors slightly of the Mrchen.
But I must say no more on this head, even to a friend; it savors so much of vanity.
There is a legend attached to this remarkable rock that savors very much of the goose with the golden eggs.
Anything that savors of the farm and of farm life is pleasant to me.
mid-13c., from Old French savor "flavor, taste; sauce, seasoning; delight, pleasure," from Latin saporem (nominative sapor) "taste, flavor," related to sapere "to have a flavor" (see sapient).
c.1300, from Old French savorer "taste, breathe in; appreciate, care for," from Late Latin saporare, from Latin sapor (see savor (n.)). Related: Savored; savoring.