tasteful

[ teyst-fuhl ]
/ ˈteɪst fəl /
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adjective

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

Nearby words

  1. taste,
  2. taste bud,
  3. taste buds,
  4. taste cell,
  5. taste hair,
  6. tastefully,
  7. tasteless,
  8. tastelessly,
  9. tastemaker,
  10. taster

Origin of tasteful

First recorded in 1605–15; taste + -ful

SYNONYMS FOR tasteful
Related forms
Can be confusedtasteful tasty

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British Dictionary definitions for untasteful

tasteful

/ (ˈteɪstfʊl) /

adjective

indicating good tastea tasteful design
a rare word for tasty
Derived Formstastefully, adverbtastefulness, noun

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Word Origin and History for untasteful

tasteful

adj.

1610s, "having an agreeable taste;" from taste + -ful. From 1756 as "having or showing good taste." Related: Tastefully; tastefulness.

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