- a slight and partial experience, knowledge, or taste of something to come in the future; anticipation.
- to have some advance experience or knowledge of (something to come).
Origin of foretaste
Related Words for foretastestarter, apprehension, joy, prospect, hope, awareness, foresee, assume, await, forecast, see, antipasto, canape, dip, expectancy, outlook, contemplation, impatience, preconception, foresight
Examples from the Web for foretaste
Historical Examples of foretaste
Here, in the middle of Paris, they found a foretaste of the country.The Fat and the Thin
This prayer is the commencement, the foretaste, of Contemplation.The Prodigal Returns
There was frost on the grass that morning, a foretaste of winter in the sharp wind.The Duke Of Chimney Butte
G. W. Ogden
The quietness that came over me was like a foretaste of annihilation.The Shadow-Line
As it was, we had but a foretaste and an earnest of that bliss which it was in our power to procure.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete
Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
- an early but limited experience or awareness of something to come
- (tr) to have a foretaste of