verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
- savonarola chair,
- savonarola, girolamo,
- savoy alps
Origin of savor
Examples from the Web for savor
Champagne should be fun and you should savor every moment of it.
Mindful eating will allow you to savor your food and eat more intuitively, rather than emotionally.
And so the shaming of them, the public taking them down a peg or two, become moments to savor.
Inherent Vice brings you a sprawling, unobstructed narrative, and then asks you to savor as much as you can.There Will Be Spliffs: ‘Inherent Vice’ Is a Bizarro Stoner Noir|Alex Suskind|October 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some are pilgrims from out of town, come to savor the best granola on the West Coast.
The operation was delicate, difficult, and unpleasant, for it seemed to savor of ingratitude.George Washington, Vol. I|Henry Cabot Lodge
He is the salt of the earth, and if the salt lose its savor, wherewith shall it be salted?Masterpieces of Negro Eloquence|Various
No, that has the savor of a grisette, or a fillette, a league away!Paul and His Dog, v.1 (Novels of Paul de Kock Volume XIII)|Charles Paul de Kock
To treat the case lightly, might savor of heartlessness and levity; to approach it more seriously, might seem a needless severity.Barrington|Charles James Lever
The task he was engaged upon seemed suddenly to have lost its savor.Burned Bridges|Bertrand W. Sinclair
mid-13c., from Old French savor "flavor, taste; sauce, seasoning; delight, pleasure," from Latin saporem (nominative sapor) "taste, flavor," related to sapere "to have a flavor" (see sapient).
c.1300, from Old French savorer "taste, breathe in; appreciate, care for," from Late Latin saporare, from Latin sapor (see savor (n.)). Related: Savored; savoring.