toothsome


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Related to toothsome: unpalatable

tooth·some

 (to͞oth′səm)
adj.
1. Delicious; luscious: a toothsome pie. See Synonyms at delicious.
2. Pleasant; attractive: a toothsome offer.
3. Sexually attractive or exciting.

tooth′some·ly adv.

toothsome

(ˈtuːθsəm)
adj
1. of delicious or appetizing appearance, flavour, or smell
2. attractive; alluring
ˈtoothsomely adv
ˈtoothsomeness n

tooth•some

(ˈtuθ səm)

adj.
1. pleasing to the taste; delicious; appetizing.
2. pleasing or desirable.
3. sexually alluring.
[1545–55]
tooth′some•ly, adv.
tooth′some•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.toothsome - acceptable to the taste or mind; "palatable food"; "a palatable solution to the problem"
appetising, appetizing - appealing to or stimulating the appetite especially in appearance or aroma
comestible, eatable, edible - suitable for use as food
tasty - pleasing to the sense of taste; "a tasty morsel"
2.toothsome - extremely pleasing to the sense of tastetoothsome - extremely pleasing to the sense of taste
tasty - pleasing to the sense of taste; "a tasty morsel"
3.toothsome - having strong sexual appeal; "juicy barmaids"; "a red-hot mama"; "a voluptuous woman"; "a toothsome blonde in a tight dress"
sexy - marked by or tending to arouse sexual desire or interest; "feeling sexy"; "sexy clothes"; "sexy poses"; "a sexy book"; "sexy jokes"

toothsome

adjective appetizing, nice, sweet, tempting, delicious, tasty, agreeable, luscious, savoury, palatable, dainty, delectable, mouthwatering, yummy (slang), scrumptious (informal) toothsome honey-sweetened gingerbread

toothsome

adjective
Highly pleasing, especially to the sense of taste:
Slang: yummy.
Translations

toothsome

[ˈtuːθsəm] ADJ (liter) → sabroso
References in classic literature ?
It was filled with friandises, with luscious and toothsome bits--the finest of fruits, pates, a rare bottle or two, delicious syrups, and bonbons in abundance.
I shall not mar Garnharn's translation by meddling with its English; for the most toothsome thing about it is its quaint fashion of building English sentences on the German plan-- and punctuating them accordingly to no plan at all.
The pie proved extremely toothsome, and the muffins light and hot.
This is the story I promised to tell you, and if I have been tedious in telling it, I will not be slow to serve you; my hut is close by, and I have fresh milk and dainty cheese there, as well as a variety of toothsome fruit, no less pleasing to the eye than to the palate.
They blinked their eyes, shouldered one another about for more advantageous positions, scratched in the rotting vegetation upon the chance of unearthing a toothsome worm, or sat listlessly eyeing their king and the strange Mangani, who called himself thus but who more closely resembled the hated Tarmangani.
In them, too, was greed for the toothsome dainty the boy carried.
As he traveled he hunted as he had hunted with his ape people in the past, as Kala had taught him to hunt, turning over rotted logs to find some toothsome vermin, running high into the trees to rob a bird's nest, or pouncing upon a tiny rodent with the quickness of a cat.
Aunt Plenty had even allowed Rose to rummage in her great china closet a spicy retreat, rich in all the "goodies" that children love; but Rose seemed to care little for these toothsome temptations; and when that hope failed, Aunt Plenty gave up in despair.
It's a lot nicer than going round by the road; that is so dusty and hot," said Diana practically, peeping into her dinner basket and mentally calculating if the three juicy, toothsome, raspberry tarts reposing there were divided among ten girls how many bites each girl would have.
Large numbers of families enjoyed a complete and unique fun fair where they introduced their taste birds with delicious toothsome delicacies.
Toothsome and pliant are synonymous yet have poignantly different mouthfeel: one is of Latin, the other of Germanic extraction; they belong to distinct registers; the latter's sensuousness contrasts with the former's sibilant-fricative cluster, an obstacle to fluency.
The Chilean Sea Bass with peppers is not exceptional but proves to be toothsome.