verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
- savonarola chair,
- savonarola, girolamo,
- savoy alps
Origin of savor
Examples from the Web for savored
That experience needs to be savored, and not spoiled, so this is the one show you absolutely, positively must watch live.‘Breaking Bad’ Finale, ‘Homeland’ Premiere: How to Survive DVRmageddon|Jason Lynch|September 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Death may be inescapable, but life is still a tender thing to be savored.Must Read Fiction: ‘Prague Fatale,’ ‘Derby Day’ and More|Malcolm Forbes, Hillary Kelly, Mythili Rao|May 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Moreover, he belonged to the old school and sincerely abhorred all learning that savored of the gentiles.Rabbi and Priest|Milton Goldsmith
Nothing that savored of the chapel was there: the hour was honestly devoted to entertainment.The Promised Land|Mary Antin
There was a boisterousness that savored of strong beer and still stronger gin.Nasby in Exile|David R. Locke
The trick was graceful, though vulgar; it savored of the cheaper variety entertainments, where Josie had no doubt found it.An Ambitious Woman|Edgar Fawcett
He was impatient of poetry and art; they savored too much of play and levity.Fresh Fields|John Burroughs
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.