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[fley-ver-fuh l] /ˈfleɪ vər fəl/
full of flavor; tasty.
Origin of flavorful
1925-30; flavor + -ful
Related forms
flavorfully, adverb Unabridged
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Examples from the web for flavorful
  • White mushrooms are mildly flavored, are tasty when eaten raw but even more flavorful when cooked.
  • Many roasters dressed up less impressive and flavorful coffees with fancy names.
  • The rabbit reminded the author of chicken, but more flavorful and tender.
  • The slow-cooked meal was designed to stretch low-quality cuts of meat and make them more flavorful.
  • Most eaters mistrust mealy tomatoes, even if they are flavorful.
  • The ubiquitous brown ale is about as flavorful as water.
  • Both of these permanent filters allow the flavorful oils and minute sediment into the cup to preserve the flavor.
  • Knackebrod is much heartier than rye crisp and more flavorful.
  • The basil is huge and flavorful, the onion is a bit spicy.
  • As long as the pizza looks good and is flavorful they will eat it.
British Dictionary definitions for flavorful


having a full pleasant taste or flavour
Derived Forms
flavourfully, (US) flavorfully, adverb
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for flavorful

1927, from flavor (n.) + -ful. Earlier flavorsome (1853), flavory (1727), flavorous (1690s).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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flavorful in Technology
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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