tasty

[ tey-stee ]
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adjective,tast·i·er, tast·i·est.
  1. good-tasting; savory: a tasty canapé.

  2. Informal. having or showing good taste; tasteful.

Origin of tasty

1
First recorded in 1610–20; taste + -y1

synonym study For tasty

1. See palatable.

Other words for tasty

Other words from tasty

  • tast·i·ly, adverb
  • tast·i·ness, noun
  • un·tast·i·ly, adverb
  • un·tast·y, adjective

Words that may be confused with tasty

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How to use tasty in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for tasty

tasty

/ (ˈteɪstɪ) /


adjectivetastier or tastiest
  1. having a pleasant flavour

  2. British informal attractive: used chiefly by men when talking of women

  1. British informal skilful or impressive: she was a bit tasty with a cutlass

  2. NZ (of cheddar cheese) having a strong flavour

Derived forms of tasty

  • tastily, adverb
  • tastiness, noun

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