appealing to or stimulating the appetite; savory.
- ap·pe·tiz·ing·ly, adverb
- un·ap·pe·tiz·ing, adjective
- un·ap·pe·tiz·ing·ly, adverb
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How to use appetizing in a sentence
There was good stuff in there—like little boxes of cereal and fresh fruit—but there were also less appetizing things, like frozen mystery meat and off-brand Hot Pockets, the latter of which is where this journey begins.Why you should—or shouldn’t—DIY discontinued Hot Pockets | Purbita Saha | August 14, 2021 | Popular-Science
In other words, there’s a big kernel of conservatism there that’s appetizing to a lot of Americans, even if they don’t share or implement those ideas to such an extreme in their own lives.TLC has canceled the Duggars again, but that doesn’t mean people can count them out for good | Emily Yahr | July 30, 2021 | Washington Post
Even Booker, the only starter on the list whose raw stats approach appetizing territory for opponents, is questionable as a true weak point.
Novice piemakers, no matter how careful, are apt to make something tough, and not particularly appetizing — probably much like all the other pie crusts they have ever eaten.America forgot how to make proper pie. Can we remember before it’s too late? | Megan McArdle | July 1, 2021 | Washington Post
Consider this your license to stop buying those cold remedies containing megadoses of vitamin C and artificial orange flavor to try to trick you into thinking they’re appetizing.How a Nobel Prize winner spread the vitamin C myth | empire | June 26, 2021 | Popular-Science
The Bee Pollen juice looked appetizing and resembled a juice I routinely enjoy that consists of pineapple, apple, and lime.
We don't always feel equal passion for an idea,” says Michelle, “but personally working together is so appetizing.
If none of these options seems appetizing, bear in mind that it can always get worse.Diet Like Jesus: What the Bible Says About How to Eat | Candida Moss | October 15, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The andouillette, a sausage made from pork and horse tripes, did not strike me as especially appetizing.
When Sweeney first meets the baker, her business is in the dumps and her pies are less than appetizing.
The big black pots swinging from the cranes had bubbled and gurgled and shaken and sent out puffs of appetizing steam.St.The First Christmas Tree | Henry Van Dyke
It was not, however, pere Kontzen's terrace nor his appetizing fried dishes that drew them on.The Nabob | Alphonse Daudet
The savory ham was very appetizing, the Deacon was very hungry, and the argument was sophistical.Si Klegg, Book 2 (of 6) | John McElroy
The steaming coffee and hot milk and the fresh white bread Apollonie had prepared looked very appetizing to him.Maezli | Johanna Spyri
But we must all eat every day of our lives, and appetizing food prettily served adds much to the comfort of the day.Girls and Women | Harriet E. Paine (AKA E. Chester}
British Dictionary definitions for appetizing
pleasing or stimulating to the appetite; delicious; tasty
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