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savory1

sa·vor·y1

savory1

 
pronunciation:
seI v ri
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having a pleasant taste or smell; appetizing.
She couldn't wait to try the exotic and savory dishes on the buffet.
synonyms:
appetizing, aromatic, luscious, mouthwatering, palatable, scrumptious, yummy
antonyms:
acrid, insipid, unsavory
similar words:
delectable, delicious, fragrant, sapid, tasteful, tasty, toothsome
definition 2: not sweet; piquant or salty.
He prefers savory snacks such as chips to candy or cookies.
synonyms:
piquant
antonyms:
sweet
similar words:
pungent, salty, spicy, tangy
definition 3: socially acceptable; respectable.
synonyms:
reputable, respectable, upright, upstanding
antonyms:
unsavory
similar words:
dependable, honest, reliable, trustworthy, wholesome
 
part of speech: noun
inflections: savories
definition: a piquant or pungent dish served esp. in Britain as an appetizer or in place of a sweet dessert.
derivations: savorily (adv.), savoriness (n.)