toothsome

[ tooth-suh m ]
/ ˈtuθ səm /

adjective

pleasing to the taste; palatable: a toothsome dish.
pleasing or desirable, as fame or power.
voluptuous; sexually alluring: a toothsome blonde.

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Origin of toothsome

First recorded in 1545–55; tooth + -some1

OTHER WORDS FROM toothsome

tooth·some·ly, adverbtooth·some·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for toothsome

toothsome
/ (ˈtuːθsəm) /

adjective

of delicious or appetizing appearance, flavour, or smell
attractive; alluring

Derived forms of toothsome

toothsomely, adverbtoothsomeness, noun
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