toothsome

Toothsome describes something that's absolutely delicious, like a bite of your famous flourless chocolate cake.

You can use the adjective toothsome when you need a new way to say "yummy" or "scrumptious" or "tasty." It's a word that seems to come up often in restaurant reviews: "The hamburger was overcooked, but the accompanying French fries were quite toothsome." This is the earliest meaning of toothsome, from the 1560's — later it came to also be used for describing a pretty girl.

Definitions of toothsome
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adj extremely pleasing to the sense of taste

Synonyms:
delectable, delicious, luscious, pleasant-tasting, scrumptious, yummy
tasty
pleasing to the sense of taste

adj acceptable to the taste or mind

Synonyms:
palatable
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
Antonyms:
unpalatable
not pleasant or acceptable to the taste or mind
unappetising, unappetizing
not appetizing in appearance, aroma, or taste
inedible, uneatable
not suitable for food
offensive
unpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses
brackish
distasteful and unpleasant; spoiled by mixture
distasteful, unsavory, unsavoury
not pleasing in odor or taste
unpleasant
disagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings
tasteless
lacking flavor
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adj having strong sexual appeal

“a toothsome blonde in a tight dress”
Synonyms:
juicy, luscious, red-hot, voluptuous
sexy
marked by or tending to arouse sexual desire or interest

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