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Synonyms for savoryˈseɪ və ri

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. savory(noun)

    any of several aromatic herbs or subshrubs of the genus Satureja having spikes of flowers attractive to bees


    unappetising, offensive, unsavory, odoriferous, unsavoury, tasteless, unappetizing

  2. savory, Micromeria juliana(noun)

    dwarf aromatic shrub of Mediterranean regions

    savory, savoury

    tasteless, odoriferous, unappetising, unsavory, unappetizing, unsavoury, offensive

  3. savory, savoury(noun)

    either of two aromatic herbs of the mint family

    savory, savoury

    odoriferous, unappetizing, offensive, tasteless, unsavory, unappetising, unsavoury

  4. savory, savoury(adj)

    an aromatic or spicy dish served at the end of dinner or as an hors d'oeuvre

    savory, savoury

    unappetizing, offensive, tasteless, unsavoury, unsavory, unappetising, odoriferous

  5. savory, savoury(adj)

    morally wholesome or acceptable

    "a past that was scarcely savory"

    spicy, mouth-watering, zesty, piquant, savory, savoury

    unsavoury, unappetizing, odoriferous, offensive, unsavory, unappetising, tasteless

  6. piquant, savory, savoury, spicy, zesty(adj)

    having an agreeably pungent taste

    hot, naughty, salty, spicy, gamy, mouth-watering, juicy, yeasty, blue, racy, risque, engaging, savoury, gamey, piquant, savory, zestful, barmy, zesty

    unsavoury, offensive, unappetising, tasteless, unappetizing, odoriferous, unsavory

  7. mouth-watering, savory, savoury(adj)

    pleasing to the sense of taste

    spicy, mouth-watering, savory, piquant, savoury, zesty

    unsavoury, unappetizing, offensive, unappetising, unsavory, odoriferous, tasteless

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. savory

    That is delicious which affords a gratification at once vivid and delicate to the senses, especially to those of taste and smell; as, delicious fruit; a delicious odor; luscious has a kindred but more fulsome meaning, inclining toward a cloying excess of sweetness or richness. Savory is applied chiefly to cooked food made palatable by spices and condiments. Delightful may be applied to the higher gratifications of sense, as delightful music, but is chiefly used for that which is mental and spiritual. Delicious has a limited use in this way; as, a delicious bit of poetry; the word is sometimes used ironically for some pleasing absurdity; as, this is delicious! Compare DELIGHTFUL.

    dainty, delicious, delightful, exquisite, luscious

    acrid, bitter, loathsome, nauseous, repulsive, unpalatable, unsavory

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. savory(a.)

    relishing, piquant, luscious, palatable, delicious, flavorous, nice, well-tasted

Translations for savory

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • مالحArabic
  • köstlich, schmackhaft, herzhaft, BohnenkrautGerman
  • νόστιμοςGreek
  • salado, de sal, sabroso, apetitoso, ajedreaSpanish
  • maitsevEstonian
  • suolainen, kynteli, maukasFinnish
  • sarriette, délicieux, salé, savoureuxFrench
  • csombord, borsikafűHungarian
  • salato, santoreggia, gustoso, saporitoItalian
  • セイボリー, 塩辛い, 美味しい, キダチハッカ, 香ばしいJapanese
  • ქონდარიGeorgian
  • mōkarakara, mākarakaraMāori
  • cząberPolish
  • salgado, saboroso, segurelha, gostoso, apetitosoPortuguese
  • cimbruRomanian
  • солёный, аппети́тный, пря́ный, вку́сный, сатуре́я, о́стрый, ча́бер, пика́нтныйRussian
  • šetraj, okusenSlovene
  • välsmakande, kyndel, saltSwedish

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