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nontaster

[ non-tey-ster ]
/ ˈnɒnˌteɪ stər /
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noun
a person with hypogeusia, especially a person whose sensitivity to bitter or spicy tastes is lower than average:I'm what Dr. Barnes calls a nontaster, as strong tastes don't turn me off; I love spicy, bitter cocktails and eat kale on a weekly basis.Compare supertaster.
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Origin of nontaster

First recorded in 1930–35; non- + taster
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