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1. Distinctive taste; savor: a flavor of smoke in bacon.
2. A distinctive yet intangible quality felt to be characteristic of a given thing: "What matters in literature ... is surely the idiosyncratic, the individual, the flavor or color of a particular human suffering" (Harold Bloom).
3. A flavoring: contains no artificial flavors.
4. Physics
a. Any of six types of quark (down, up, strange, charm, bottom, top), distinguished by generation, electric charge, and mass.
b. Any of six types of lepton (electron, electron neutrino, muon, muon neutrino, tauon, tau neutrino), distinguished by generation, electric charge, and mass.
5. Archaic Aroma; fragrance.
tr.v. fla·vored, fla·vor·ing, fla·vors
To give flavor to.

[Middle English flavour, aroma, from Old French flaor (perhaps influenced in form by Middle English savour, taste, savor), from Vulgar Latin *flātor, from Latin flāre, to blow; see bhlē- in Indo-European roots.]

fla′vor·er n.
fla′vor·less adj.
fla′vor·ous (-əs), fla′vor·some (-səm) adj.
fla′vor·y adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.flavorless - lacking taste or flavor or tangflavorless - lacking taste or flavor or tang; "a bland diet"; "insipid hospital food"; "flavorless supermarket tomatoes"; "vapid beer"; "vapid tea"
tasteless - lacking flavor


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While taking the time to connect with my musical roots and the reasons that led to my original passion for the industry, I discovered flavorless songs dominating the hip-hop charts," said Cleveland native, Christopher Harris (A.
I hate to throw my mom under the bus, but her baked fish -- while certainly healthy with its minimalist squeeze of lemon and tiny dot or two of butter -- was uninspired, flavorless, unsatisfying and, perhaps worst of all, overcooked.
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With that in mind, Riot Games should make more support champions to add variety to a role that's otherwise pretty bland and flavorless compared to all the other combat-oriented roles.
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And along those lines, "Protein shakes have come a long way" since the days of chalky, flavorless glop, Willis says,
They were flavorless save for an odd, off-putting sweetness that could just be the lingering taste of whatever material lines the can from which they were undoubtedly plopped out of.
In "No Love," though, the gaps are more modest, like sutures pulling the seam of the song tighter, exaggerating the jittery staccato of Eminem's verse Now here's the weird and fascinating part: those gaps are actually more compelling than the profanity itself, which--let's face it--is pretty dull and flavorless beside the verbal feats Eminem is capable of, his riff on "corridor," "coroner" and "corner" in "3AM" being my personal favorite.
From Boulder's perspective, the answer to today's consumer interest in 'better for you" products isn't to develop a bland, flavorless potato chip, but to create a new twist to an all-time favorite," said Steve Sklar, senior vice president of marketing for Boulder Canyon.