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sa·vour·y

 (sā′və-rē)
adj. & n. Chiefly British
Variant of savory1.

savoury

(ˈseɪvərɪ) or

savory

adj
1. attractive to the sense of taste or smell
2. (Cookery) salty or spicy; not sweet: a savoury dish.
3. pleasant
4. respectable
n, pl -vouries
(Cookery) a savoury dish served as an hors d'oeuvre or dessert
[C13 savure, from Old French savouré, from savourer to savour]
ˈsavourily, ˈsavorily adv
ˈsavouriness, ˈsavoriness n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.savoury - either of two aromatic herbs of the mint family
herb - aromatic potherb used in cookery for its savory qualities
summer savoury, summer savory - herb with delicately flavored leaves with many uses
winter savoury, winter savory - resinous leaves used in stews and stuffings and meat loaf
2.savoury - an aromatic or spicy dish served at the end of dinner or as an hors d'oeuvre
dainty, goody, kickshaw, treat, delicacy - something considered choice to eat
Adj.1.savoury - morally wholesome or acceptable; "a past that was scarcely savory"
2.savoury - having an agreeably pungent tastesavoury - having an agreeably pungent taste  
tasty - pleasing to the sense of taste; "a tasty morsel"
3.savoury - pleasing to the sense of taste
appetising, appetizing - appealing to or stimulating the appetite especially in appearance or aroma

savoury

adjective
1. spicy, rich, delicious, tasty, luscious, palatable, tangy, dainty, delectable, mouthwatering, piquant, full-flavoured, scrumptious (informal), appetizing, toothsome Italian cooking is best known for its savoury dishes.
spicy tasteless, unpalatable, insipid, unappetizing, wersh (Scot.)
2. wholesome, decent, respectable, honest, reputable, apple-pie (informal) He does not have a particularly savoury reputation.
wholesome nasty, unpleasant, distasteful, unsavoury, disreputable
plural noun
1. appetizers, nibbles, apéritifs, canapés, titbits, hors d'oeuvres, amuses-gueules (French) I'll make some cheese straws or savouries.
Translations
pikantnípikantní předkrmslaný
krydret
suolainen
pikantan
pikáns ízűsós harapnivaló
bragîmikillsnakk, nasl, snitta
塩味の
짭짤한
pikantné predjedlo
smårätt
ที่เป็นของคาว
đậm đà

savoury

savory (US) [ˈseɪvərɪ]
A. ADJ
1. (= appetizing) → sabroso
2. (= not sweet) → salado
3. (fig) it's not a very savoury districtno es un barrio muy respetable
it's not a very savoury subjectno es un tema muy apto
B. Nentremés m salado

savoury

[ˈseɪvəri] (British) savory (US)
adj (not sweet)salé(e)
Is it sweet or savoury? → C'est sucré ou salé? savouries
npl (British) canapés, biscuits salés, etc., servis à l'apéritif ou lors d'une soirée

savoury

, (US) savory
adj
(= appetizing)lecker
(= not sweet)pikant; savoury omelettegefülltes Omelett; savoury biscuitsSalzgebäck nt
(fig)angenehm, ersprießlich; that was not the most savoury adjective to have chosendas war ja nicht gerade das feinste Adjektiv
n (Brit) → Häppchen nt; would you like a sweet or a savoury?hätten Sie gern etwas Süßes oder etwas Pikantes or Salziges?

savoury

savory (Am) [ˈseɪvrɪ]
1. adj (not sweet) → salato/a; (appetizing) → saporito/a, appetitoso/a
savoury flan or tart → torta salata
not very savoury (fig) (district) → poco raccomandabile (subject) → scabroso/a
2. n (Culin) → piatto salato; (on toast) → crostino

savour

(American) savor (ˈseivə) verb
to eat, drink usually slowly in order to appreciate taste or quality. He savoured the delicious soup.
ˈsavoury adjective
having a usually salty or sharp, but not sweet, taste or smell. a savoury omelette.
noun
something savoury served with eg alcoholic drinks.
savour of
to have a suggestion or give an impression of (usually something bad). Their action savours of rebellion.

savoury

ذو مذاق مُشَةٍ pikantní krydret pikant εύγευστος sabroso suolainen salé pikantan salato 塩味の 짭짤한 hartig velsmakende smaczny salgado соленый или пряный smårätt ที่เป็นของคาว tuzlu ve baharatlı đậm đà 咸味的
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Cruncher's apartments were not in a savoury neighbourhood, and were but two in number, even if a closet with a single pane of glass in it might be counted as one.
You must know," said my sister, rising, "it's a pie; a savoury pork pie.
quoth Athelstane; ``I have been partaking five times to-day and yet a morsel of that savoury ham were not altogether foreign to the matter; and I pray you, fair sir, to do me reason in a cup of wine.
Ribby set the pie upon the table; there was a very savoury smell.
Don Quixote did not care to break his fast, for, as has been already said, he confined himself to savoury recollections for nourishment.
He had a vision of a high-lying cattle-drive in California, and the bed of a dried stream with one muddy pool, by which the vaqueros had encamped: splendid sun over all, the big bonfire blazing, the strips of cow browning and smoking on a skewer of wood; how warm it was, how savoury the steam of scorching meat
A second stone, carefully aimed, that made a savoury pigeon's leg fall from Conseil's hand, gave still more weight to his observation.
I should have to say my prayers in good earnest if I did; but it is just supper time and I hope my men will come in directly, that we may cook something savoury for supper.
His own youth seemed to reappear, bringing with it all those savoury remembrances, which are like perfumes more than thoughts.
boy), a little fellow would appear, and then retiring for an instant, return with some savoury mess, from which the chief would press me to regale myself.
and each did her best to cook the most savoury meal for the Bhagat.
To-morrow comes, the savoury preparations for the Oil Trade come, the evening comes.