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fla·vour

 (flā′vər)
n. & v. Chiefly British
Variant of flavor.

flavour

(ˈfleɪvə) or

flavor

n
1. taste perceived in food or liquid in the mouth
2. (Cookery) a substance added to food, etc, to impart a specific taste
3. a distinctive quality or atmosphere; suggestion: a poem with a Shakespearean flavour.
4. a type or variety: various flavours of graphical interface.
5. (General Physics) physics a property of quarks that enables them to be differentiated into six types: up, down, strange, charm, bottom (or beauty), and top (or truth)
6. flavour of the month a person or thing that is the most popular at a certain time
vb
(tr) to impart a flavour, taste, or quality to
[C14: from Old French flaour, from Late Latin flātor (unattested) bad smell, breath, from Latin flāre to blow]
ˈflavourer, ˈflavorer n
ˈflavourless, ˈflavorless adj
ˈflavoursome, ˈflavorsome adj

fla•vor

(ˈfleɪ vər)

n.
1. taste, esp. the distinctive taste of something as it is experienced in the mouth.
2. a substance or extract that provides a particular taste; flavoring.
3. the characteristic quality of a thing: to capture the flavor of an experience.
4. a particular quality noticeable in a thing: language with a strong nautical flavor.
5. Physics.
a. a property that distinguishes among the six kinds of quark: up, down, strange, charmed, bottom, and top.
b. a property that distinguishes among the three kinds of lepton: electron, muon, and tauon.
6. Archaic. smell; odor; aroma.
v.t.
7. to give flavor to (something).
[1300–50; Middle English < Middle French fla(o)ur < Vulgar Latin *flātor stench, alter. of Latin flātus blowing, breathing; see flatus]
fla′vor•ful, fla′vor•some, adj.
fla′vor•ful•ly, adv.
fla′vor•less, adj.

flavour


Past participle: flavoured
Gerund: flavouring

Imperative
flavour
flavour
Present
I flavour
you flavour
he/she/it flavours
we flavour
you flavour
they flavour
Preterite
I flavoured
you flavoured
he/she/it flavoured
we flavoured
you flavoured
they flavoured
Present Continuous
I am flavouring
you are flavouring
he/she/it is flavouring
we are flavouring
you are flavouring
they are flavouring
Present Perfect
I have flavoured
you have flavoured
he/she/it has flavoured
we have flavoured
you have flavoured
they have flavoured
Past Continuous
I was flavouring
you were flavouring
he/she/it was flavouring
we were flavouring
you were flavouring
they were flavouring
Past Perfect
I had flavoured
you had flavoured
he/she/it had flavoured
we had flavoured
you had flavoured
they had flavoured
Future
I will flavour
you will flavour
he/she/it will flavour
we will flavour
you will flavour
they will flavour
Future Perfect
I will have flavoured
you will have flavoured
he/she/it will have flavoured
we will have flavoured
you will have flavoured
they will have flavoured
Future Continuous
I will be flavouring
you will be flavouring
he/she/it will be flavouring
we will be flavouring
you will be flavouring
they will be flavouring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been flavouring
you have been flavouring
he/she/it has been flavouring
we have been flavouring
you have been flavouring
they have been flavouring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been flavouring
you will have been flavouring
he/she/it will have been flavouring
we will have been flavouring
you will have been flavouring
they will have been flavouring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been flavouring
you had been flavouring
he/she/it had been flavouring
we had been flavouring
you had been flavouring
they had been flavouring
Conditional
I would flavour
you would flavour
he/she/it would flavour
we would flavour
you would flavour
they would flavour
Past Conditional
I would have flavoured
you would have flavoured
he/she/it would have flavoured
we would have flavoured
you would have flavoured
they would have flavoured
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.flavour - the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on peopleflavour - the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people; "the feel of the city excited him"; "a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting"; "it had the smell of treason"
ambiance, ambience, atmosphere - a particular environment or surrounding influence; "there was an atmosphere of excitement"
Hollywood - a flashy vulgar tone or atmosphere believed to be characteristic of the American film industry; "some people in publishing think of theirs as a glamorous medium so they copy the glitter of Hollywood"
Zeitgeist - the spirit of the time; the spirit characteristic of an age or generation
2.flavour - (physics) the six kinds of quarks
kind, sort, form, variety - a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality; "sculpture is a form of art"; "what kinds of desserts are there?"
charm - (physics) one of the six flavors of quark
strangeness - (physics) one of the six flavors of quark
high energy physics, high-energy physics, particle physics - the branch of physics that studies subatomic particles and their interactions
3.flavour - the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouthflavour - the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth
gustatory perception, gustatory sensation, taste, taste perception, taste sensation - the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus; "the candy left him with a bad taste"; "the melon had a delicious taste"
lemon - a distinctive tart flavor characteristic of lemons
vanilla - a distinctive fragrant flavor characteristic of vanilla beans
Verb1.flavour - lend flavor to; "Season the chicken breast after roasting it"
cookery, cooking, preparation - the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat; "cooking can be a great art"; "people are needed who have experience in cookery"; "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"
sauce - dress (food) with a relish
curry - season with a mixture of spices; typical of Indian cooking
resinate - impregnate with resin to give a special flavor to; "Greek wines are often resinated"
spice up, zest, spice - add herbs or spices to
savour, savor - give taste to
salt - add salt to

flavour

noun
1. taste, seasoning, flavouring, savour, extract, essence, relish, smack, aroma, odour, zest, tang, zing (informal), piquancy, tastiness The cheese has a strong flavour.
taste blandness, flatness, tastelessness, vapidity, insipidity, odourlessness
2. quality, feeling, feel, style, property, touch, character, aspect, tone, suggestion, stamp, essence, tinge, soupçon (French) clothes with a nostalgic Forties flavour
verb
1. season, spice, add flavour to, enrich, infuse, imbue, pep up, leaven, ginger up, lace Flavour dishes with exotic herbs and spices.
flavour of the month the latest thing, fashionable, in vogue, all the rage, the craze, du jour (French), the in thing (informal), culty, the new Hats were very much flavour of the month.
Translations
طَعْممَذاق ،نَكْهَهنَكْهَةيُعْطي نَكْهَةً
chuťochutitatmosféra
smagislætkrydrepræg
maku
okus
ízesítmegízesít
andblærbragî, keimurbragîbæta
gardintiįdėti kokio prieskoniopagardintiskonis
aromātsgaršanokrāsapielikt garšvielas
smak
รสชาติ
tattat vermekhavalezzetlezzetlendirmek
mùi vị

flavour

flavor (US) [ˈfleɪvəʳ]
A. N (gen) → sabor m, gusto m (of a) (= flavouring) → condimento m (fig) → sabor m, aire m
with a banana flavourcon sabor or gusto a plátano
steaming the vegetables retains the maximum flavourcocinando las verduras al vapor se conserva su sabor al máximo
the decor has a Victorian flavourla decoración tiene un sabor or aire victoriano
B. VT (Culin) → condimentar, sazonar (with con) the pudding is flavoured with liqueurel postre tiene licor

flavour

[ˈfleɪvər] (British) flavor (US)
n
(= taste) → goût m
This cheese has a very strong flavour → Ce fromage a un goût très fort.
to give flavour to sth, to add flavour to sth → donner du goût à qch, relever qch flavour of the month
[ice cream] → parfum m
Which flavour of ice cream would you like? → Quel parfum de glace est-ce que tu veux?
(= character) → atmosphère f
music with an African flavour → une musique avec une atmosphère africaine
vt (with lemon, vanilla, herbs, spices)parfumer

flavour

, (US) flavor
n (= taste)Geschmack m; (= flavouring)Aroma nt; (fig)Beigeschmack m; strawberry-flavour ice creamEis ntmit Erdbeergeschmack; with a lemon flavourmit Zitronengeschmack; 20 different flavours20 verschiedene Geschmackssorten; the film gives the flavour of Paris in the twentiesder Film vermittelt die Atmosphäre des Paris der zwanziger Jahre or Zwanzigerjahre; he/it is flavour of the month (inf)er/es ist diesen Monat in (inf)
vtGeschmack verleihen (+dat)or geben (+dat); pineapple-flavouredmit Ananasgeschmack

flavour

flavor (Am) [ˈfleɪvəʳ]
1. nsapore m, gusto; (of ice-cream) → gusto; (flavouring) → aroma m (fig) → atmosfera
2. vt to flavour (with) (Culin) (cake) → aromatizzare (con); (savoury dish) → condire (con), insaporire (con)
vanilla-flavoured → al gusto di vaniglia

flavour

noun (American) flavor (ˈfleivə)
1. taste. The tea has a wonderful flavour.
2. atmosphere; quality. an Eastern flavour.
verb
to give flavour to. She flavoured the cake with lemon.
ˈflavouring , (American) flavoring noun
anything used to give a particular taste. lemon flavouring.

flavour

نَكْهَة chuť smag Geschmack γεύση sabor maku saveur okus gusto smaak smaksvariant smak sabor аромат smak รสชาติ tat mùi vị 滋味
References in classic literature ?
It offered her the partridge-berries, the growth of the preceding autumn, but ripening only in the spring, and now red as drops of blood upon the withered leaves These Pearl gathered, and was pleased with their wild flavour.
Morning decidedly the best timenever tired every sort goodhautboy infinitely superiorno comparison the others hardly eatablehautboys very scarceChili preferred white wood finest flavour of allprice of strawberries in London abundance about BristolMaple Grovecultivationbeds when to be renewedgardeners thinking exactly differentno general rule gardeners never to be put out of their waydelicious fruit only too rich to be eaten much ofinferior to cherries currants more refreshingonly objection to gathering strawberries the stoopingglaring suntired to deathcould bear it no longer must go and sit in the shade.
The air among the houses was of so strong a piscatory flavour that one might have supposed sick fish went up to be dipped in it, as sick people went down to be dipped in the sea.
Is there a peculiar flavour in what you sprinkle from your torch.
Sometimes, to make it a more sovereign specific, he was so kind as to squeeze orange juice into it, or to stir it up with ginger, or dissolve a peppermint drop in it; and although I cannot assert that the flavour was improved by these experiments, or that it was exactly the compound one would have chosen for a stomachic, the last thing at night and the first thing in the morning, I drank it gratefully and was very sensible of his attention.
Pumblechook wore corduroys, and so did his shopman; and somehow, there was a general air and flavour about the corduroys, so much in the nature of seeds, and a general air and flavour about the seeds, so much in the nature of corduroys, that I hardly knew which was which.
We can send black puddings and pettitoes without giving them a flavour of our own egoism; but language is a stream that is almost sure to smack of a mingled soil.
Their very names are an encumbrance to a Norman knight's mouth, and have, as it were, a flavour of bacon Give me a stoup of wine, as jolly Prince John said, that I may wash away the relish place it in the armoury, and thither lead the prisoners.
However, this bottle was NOT marked `poison,' so Alice ventured to taste it, and finding it very nice, (it had, in fact, a sort of mixed flavour of cherry-tart, custard, pine-apple, roast turkey, toffee, and hot buttered toast,) she very soon finished it off.
There was not only a foxey flavour in proof of it--there was smoke coming out of the broken pail that served as a chimney.
What would you say, sir squire, to my having such a great natural instinct in judging wines that you have only to let me smell one and I can tell positively its country, its kind, its flavour and soundness, the changes it will undergo, and everything that appertains to a wine?
The statements of the Memorabilia respecting the trial and death of Socrates agree generally with Plato; but they have lost the flavour of Socratic irony in the narrative of Xenophon.