verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
- savonarola chair,
- savonarola, girolamo,
- savoy alps
Origin of savor
Examples from the Web for savoring
Hitchcock stops, savoring the scene, and repeats that the robes are open.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Beltrán Leyva, a gourmand, was savoring his tamale with its filling of roasted corn.
Instead of savoring those final bows, he says, "I'm tired of opening letters that say, 'Go to hell, Palmer.'"
A mass of people rush by them, but as with thousands of other people on Oak Street, the men just chew, savoring every bite.New Orleans Celebrates Its Favorite Sandwich at the Oak Street Po-Boy Festival|Tyler Gillespie|November 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
So far, however, Cain is savoring the advantages of ending his campaign.
Savoring of heresy—not contradicting the faith by evident consequence, but by very probable and morally certain consequence.A History of the Inquisition of Spain; vol. 4|Henry Charles Lea
We think them vulgar at first, and savoring of the shop; but they are useful and handy, and we cannot do without them.
Caresses of all kinds were frowned upon as being not only undignified, but savoring of the world and the flesh.A Little Girl in Old Philadelphia|Amanda Minnie Douglas
His eyes followed its fall, savoring her delicate shoulder blades, the shadowed hollow of her back.The Saracen: The Holy War|Robert Shea
"It feels like it might give some temporary relief," he admitted, savoring the last drops.The Wrong Twin|Harry Leon Wilson
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.