appetizing


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ap·pe·tiz·ing

 (ăp′ĭ-tī′zĭng)
adj.
Appealing to or stimulating the appetite.

ap′pe·tiz′ing·ly adv.

appetizing

(ˈæpɪˌtaɪzɪŋ) or

appetising

adj
pleasing or stimulating to the appetite; delicious; tasty

ap•pe•tiz•ing

(ˈæp ɪˌtaɪ zɪŋ)

adj.
1. appealing to or stimulating the appetite.
2. appealing; tempting.
[1645–55]
ap′pe•tiz`ing•ly, adv.
syn: See palatable.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.appetizing - appealing to or stimulating the appetite especially in appearance or aromaappetizing - appealing to or stimulating the appetite especially in appearance or aroma
palatable, toothsome - acceptable to the taste or mind; "palatable food"; "a palatable solution to the problem"
tasty - pleasing to the sense of taste; "a tasty morsel"
unappetising, unappetizing - not appetizing in appearance, aroma, or taste

appetizing

appetizing

adjective
Highly pleasing, especially to the sense of taste:
Slang: yummy.
Translations
budící chuťlákavý
étvágygerjesztõ
lystugur, girnilegur
povzbudzujúci chuť do jedla
vabljiv
iştahlandırıcı

appetizing

[ˈæpɪtaɪzɪŋ] ADJapetitoso

appetizing

[ˈæpɪtaɪzɪŋ] adj [food, smell, dish, meal] → appétissant(e)

appetizing

adjappetitlich (also fig); food alsoappetitanregend, lecker; smelllecker; descriptionverlockend

appetizing

[ˈæpɪtaɪzɪŋ] adjappetitoso/a, invitante

appetite

(ˈӕpitait) noun
a desire for food. Exercise gives you a good appetite.
ˈappetizer, ˈappetiser noun
(especially American) something eaten or drunk before or at the beginning of a meal in order to increase the appetite. They ate smoked salmon as an appetizer.
ˈappetizing, ˈappetising adjective
which increases the appetite. an appetizing smell.
References in classic literature ?
His gourmandism was a highly agreeable trait; and to hear him talk of roast meat was as appetizing as a pickle or an oyster.
Presently the appetizing odor of the cooking reached the Bishop's nostrils, and he sniffed it eagerly.
In the Rue de Seine he met Planchet, who had stopped before the house of a pastry cook, and was contemplating with ecstasy a cake of the most appetizing appearance.
After going about thirty paces, he smelt the appetizing odor of the kid that was roasting, and knew thus that he was passing the bivouac; they then led him on about fifty paces farther, evidently advancing towards that part of the shore where they would not allow Gaetano to go -- a refusal he could now comprehend.
Bazin quickly covered the table with a damask cloth and arranged upon it so many things, gilded, perfumed, appetizing, that D'Artagnan was quite overcome.
Gringoire, no doubt, was not very appetizing in this miserable condition.
He appears in the morning light as a robust, vital, appetizing sort of man of forty or thereabouts, dressed in a professional-looking black frock-coat with a white linen collar and black silk tie.
Then she had dinner, a substantial and appetizing meal at which there were always three or four guests; after dinner she played a game of boston, and at night she had the newspapers or a new book read to her while she knitted.
The fruit was so daintily colored and so fragrant, and looked so appetizing and delicious that Dorothy stopped and exclaimed:
Mummy apples, which he had regarded as weeds, under her guidance appeared as appetizing breakfast fruit, and, at dinner, were metamorphosed into puddings that elicited his unqualified admiration.
I thought you'd be hungry after such a drive and need something real appetizing.
The butler ran over an appetizing list of good dishes and rare wines.