tasty

Things that taste great are tasty. You could describe your favorite foods, from doughnuts to baked ziti, as tasty.

While tasty basically means the same thing as yummy or flavorful, it implies a less serious compliment than the word delicious, for example. Potato chips are tasty, and so are grilled cheese sandwiches and soft serve ice cream cones. They're pleasant and appetizing, but not necessarily the most amazing food you've ever eaten. Tasty once had a secondary meaning of "elegant" or "tasteful."

Definitions of tasty
  1. adjective
    pleasing to the sense of taste
    “a tasty morsel”
    Synonyms:
    appetising, appetizing
    appealing to or stimulating the appetite especially in appearance or aroma
    salty
    containing or filled with salt
    palatable, toothsome
    acceptable to the taste or mind
    sweet
    having or denoting the characteristic taste of sugar
    sour
    having a sharp biting taste
    acid-tasting, sour-tasting
    having a sour acidic taste
    ambrosial, ambrosian, nectarous
    extremely pleasing to the taste; sweet and fragrant
    bitter
    causing a sharp and acrid taste experience;"quinine is bitter"
    bitterish, sharp-tasting
    somewhat bitter
    bittersweet, semisweet
    having a taste that is a mixture of bitterness and sweetness
    choice
    appealing to refined taste
    dainty
    especially pleasing to the taste
    delectable, delicious, luscious, pleasant-tasting, scrumptious, toothsome, yummy
    extremely pleasing to the sense of taste
    flavorful, flavorous, flavorsome, flavourful, flavourous, flavoursome, sapid, saporous
    full of flavor
    fruity
    tasting or smelling richly of or as of fruit
    full-bodied, racy, rich, robust
    marked by richness and fullness of flavor
    peppery
    having the piquant burning taste of peppers
    gingery
    having a taste like that of ginger
    hot, spicy
    producing a burning sensation on the taste nerves
    grapey, grapy
    having a taste like that of grapes
    mild-tasting
    having a mild taste
    nippy
    a sharp biting taste
    nutlike, nutty
    having the flavor of nuts
    piquant, savory, savoury, spicy, zesty
    having an agreeably pungent taste
    acrid, pungent
    strong and sharp;"the pungent taste of radishes"
    salty
    one of the four basic taste sensations; like the taste of sea water
    smoky
    tasting of smoke
    sour
    one of the four basic taste sensations; like the taste of vinegar or lemons
    strong-flavored
    having a strong taste
    winey, winy
    having the taste of wine
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    Antonyms:
    tasteless
    lacking flavor
    unappetising, unappetizing
    not appetizing in appearance, aroma, or taste
    unpalatable
    not pleasant or acceptable to the taste or mind
    bland, flat, flavorless, flavourless, insipid, savorless, savourless, vapid
    lacking taste or flavor or tang
    nonflavored, nonflavoured, unflavored, unflavoured
    without flavoring added
    unsalted, unseasoned
    without salt or seasoning
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