Definition of tasty in English:


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adjectiveadjective tastier, adjective tastiest

  • 1(of food) having a pleasant, distinct flavor.

    ‘a tasty snack’
    • ‘The fish and meat flavours burst through the tasty sauce, and a dish of basmati rice proved to be a great partner.’
    • ‘The restaurant claims to provide flavourful and tasty dishes, however things seemed opposite on the day of our visit.’
    • ‘Although the chicken was a bit dry, it was saved by the smoky chipotle flavour and the tasty vegetables.’
    • ‘The company scooped the top prize in the Best Yorkshire Speciality Food section for its tasty pies.’
    • ‘Fans of strong flavours will love this tasty dessert, which I found it to be quite cakey and gooey.’
    • ‘I had a lovely evening with some tasty food, delicious wine and entertaining company.’
    • ‘Basically, it serves reasonably priced fusion food, along with tasty burgers.’
    • ‘On site was a huge amount of tantalising and succulent primed meat and the barbecued food was also tasty.’
    • ‘Everybody loves it, the meat is moist and infused with flavor, and the sauce is deliciously tasty over the rice and cabbage.’
    • ‘The servings are generous and the food is tasty, although it could be more savoury.’
    • ‘Chefs and nutrition experts say Scots are wasting a prime source of healthy and tasty food on their doorstep by failing to support growers of soft fruit.’
    • ‘The fungus, which can be presented on tasty foods like grain, kills the pest when digested.’
    • ‘There's no way to tell the difference until you bite into it and get a hot mouthful of tasty cheese, onions and steak.’
    • ‘The food is tasty and sumptuous, as we also found on the day we visited (it was an unannounced visit).’
    • ‘They were also taught the importance of nutritious and tasty food.’
    • ‘In addition to the entertaining theatrics, the food is tasty as well.’
    • ‘You had a wide variety of tasty food items from different countries.’
    • ‘One place in particular bucks the trend, offering an abundant choice of fresh, cheap, tasty food.’
    • ‘A big thank you also to Richard and Louise for the tasty food served each week.’
    • ‘For example, you can make a simple but tasty sauce from overripe cherry tomatoes, onions and garlic.’
    delicious, palatable, luscious, mouth-watering, delectable, toothsome, succulent, juicy, dainty
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  • 2mainly British informal Very attractive or appealing.

    • ‘some tasty piano licks’
    • ‘But even this tasty deal is not enough to ensure that he hits his target of 200 academies by 2010.’
    • ‘Guitarist Steve Conte fills the song with tasty licks reminiscent of John Leventhal.’
    • ‘Screen shots that have made it onto the web look pretty tasty.’
    • ‘Instead of winning someone else's wife he got a tasty soft-top roadster.’
    • ‘However dismissive the supporters are of a move to Murrayfield, it would be a tasty venue for Champions League football next season.’



/ˈtāstē/ /ˈteɪsti/