- something savory or appetizing added to a meal, as pickles or olives.
- a sweet pickle made of various vegetables, usually chopped or minced.
- an appetizer or hors d'oeuvre.
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Example sentences from the Web for relish
We scraped off the bottom layer and ate the crumbs with relish.How I Tried (and Failed) And Tried Again to Master the Goan Bebinca Cake|Joanna Lobo|April 1, 2021|Eater
When I opened the carton of otherwise delicious deviled eggs, I discovered their crab and relish toppings had slid off.Like a good neighbor, Pennyroyal Station is there for you|Tom Sietsema|January 22, 2021|Washington Post
Democrats either approached the task with relish or with some caveats about how they hated that the country had come to this.The Trailer: How Democrats plan to fight domestic terror|David Weigel|January 14, 2021|Washington Post
Catherine also seems to relish the danger and violence of her job.The Feminist Aesthetic of ‘Happy Valley’: A Refusal to Eroticize Violence Against Women|Batya Ungar-Sargon|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the early scenes as he studies his own regenerated image in a mirror he concludes with relish: “These are attack eyebrows.”Doctor Who’s ‘Deep Breath’: The 2,000-Year-Old Time Lord Grows Up|Nico Hines|August 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The slaw is vaguely like piccalilli or relish, but has a taste and drippy texture like no other.
We relish crime depicted well and expect a level of authenticity in the portrayal.Are Narcocorrido Mexican Drug Ballads Really That Bad?|Jimmy So|November 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Regardless of the outcome, this is not the kind of political fight I relish.
We were much alike in our tastes and habits, yet there was enough of difference between us to impart a relish to our friendship.
She had no wish to emulate, but neither did she relish feeling provincial, a chit, an outsider.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
After this he awoke much refreshed, and having obtained some rice from the native chief, ate a little with relish.Hunting the Lions|R.M. Ballantyne
Mr. Rice, the owner of the plantation, was a hot Southern sympathizer, but he did not relish his present company.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
She did not relish hearing that Ethel wanted nothing but attention to be more than her equal, and she thought Richard mistaken.The Daisy Chain|Charlotte Yonge