mouthfeel

[ mouth-feel ]
/ ˈmaʊθˌfil /

noun

the tactile sensation a food gives to the mouth: a creamy mouthfeel.

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Origin of mouthfeel

An Americanism dating back to 1980–85
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British Dictionary definitions for mouth-feel

mouthfeel
/ (ˈmaʊθˌfiːl) /

noun

the texture of a substance as it is perceived in the mouththe wine has a good mouthfeel
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