savory
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈseɪvəɹi/
Adjective

savory (comparative savorier, superlative savoriest) (American spelling)

  1. Tasty, attractive to the palate.
    The fine restaurant presented an array of savory dishes; each was delicious.
  2. Salty and/or spicy, but not sweet.
    The mushrooms, meat, bread, rice, peanuts and potatoes were all good savory foods.
  3. umami, modern
    The savory rabbit soup contrasted well with the sweet cucumber sandwiches with jam.
  4. (figuratively) Morally or ethically acceptable.
    Readers are to be warned that quotations in this chapter contain some not so savory language.
Synonyms Translations Translations Noun

savory (plural savories)

  1. (American spelling) A savory snack.
Noun

savory

  1. Any of several Mediterranean herbs, of the genus ll mul, grown as culinary flavourings.
  2. The leaves of these plants used as a flavouring.
Translations
Savory
Proper noun
  1. Surname



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