tasteful

[ teyst-fuhl ]
/ ˈteɪst fəl /

adjective

having, displaying, or in accordance with good taste: tasteful clothing; a tasteful room.

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Origin of tasteful

First recorded in 1605–15; taste + -ful

OTHER WORDS FROM tasteful

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH tasteful

tasteful , tasty.
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British Dictionary definitions for tasteful

tasteful
/ (ˈteɪstfʊl) /

adjective

indicating good tastea tasteful design
a rare word for tasty

Derived forms of tasteful

tastefully, adverbtastefulness, noun
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