mouth-watering

[ mouth-waw-ter-ing, -wot-er- ]
/ ˈmaʊθˌwɔ tər ɪŋ, -ˌwɒt ər- /

adjective

very appetizing in appearance, aroma, or description: a mouth-watering dessert.

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Origin of mouth-watering

First recorded in 1815–25
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British Dictionary definitions for mouth-watering

mouthwatering
/ (ˈmaʊθˌwɔːtərɪŋ) /

adjective

whetting the appetite, as from smell, appearance, or description
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