- having, displaying, or in accordance with good taste: tasteful clothing; a tasteful room.
Origin of tasteful
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elegant, chic, refined, suitable, becoming.
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Examples from the Web for untasteful
What a contrast it was to the old days of untasteful and untidy richness!The Story of an Untold Love
Paul Leicester Ford
The French say of untasteful arrangement of hues in dress "that the colors swear at each other."Andersonville, Volume 1
Fitness is the primary demand; and the dress that appears uncomfortable is untasteful.
- indicating good tastea tasteful design
- a rare word for tasty
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Word Origin and History for untasteful
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