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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
References in classic literature ?
Should he become weary of his sublimeness, this sublime one, then only will his beauty begin--and then only will I taste him and find him savoury.
At the very moment that the squatter and his sons departed in the manner mentioned in the preceding chapter, two men were intently occupied in a swale that lay along the borders of a little run, just out of cannon-shot from the encampment, discussing the merits of a savoury bison's hump, that had been prepared for their palates with the utmost attention to the particular merits of that description of food.
The buffaloe is not gifted with a hump at all; nor is his flesh savoury and wholesome, as I must acknowledge it would seem the subject before us may well be characterised--"
May I ask you to bring up some herbs from the farm- garden to make a savoury omelette?
Each one talked to his neighbour; to his neighbour on the right during the soup, fish, and entree; to his neighbour on the left during the roast, sweet, and savoury.
Placing a savoury, nose-tantalising bit of meat or cheese on the edge of the bunk on a level with Michael's nose, Daughtry would simply say, "No can.
You must know," said my sister, rising, "it's a pie; a savoury pork pie.
Hubble remark that "a bit of savoury pork pie would lay atop of anything you could mention, and do no harm," and I heard Joe say, "You shall have some, Pip.
The clear streams and running brooks yielded their savoury limpid waters in noble abundance.
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.
When, after a time, he removed the pigeon and stripped from it the scorched wrappings of leaves, it gave forth a scent so savoury as to prick up Jerry's ears and set his nostrils to quivering.
You get husky bread and sour drink by it; and he gets sausage of Lyons, veal in savoury jelly, white bread, strachino cheese, and good wine by it.