verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of savor
Synonyms for savor
Related Words for savorssip, taste, appreciate, smell, relish, scent, zest, tang, odor, smack, tinge, piquancy, salt, spice, affection, attribute, character, feature, mark, excitement
Examples from the Web for savors
Historical Examples of savors
Anything that savors of the pedantic is to be strictly avoided.College Teaching
But anything that savors of injustice exasperates me to the degree of frenzy.The House
It is, perhaps, too intimate; it savors slightly of the Mrchen.The Translations of Beowulf
Chauncey Brewster Tinker
It savors of kitchen mechanics, and, what is more, I do not wear a bonnet.Sisters
Grace May North
Methinks it savors of the fashions of the late queen's reign.
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.