tastiness

tasty

[tey-stee]
adjective, tastier, tastiest.
1.
good-tasting; savory: a tasty canapé.
2.
Informal. having or showing good taste; tasteful.

Origin:
1610–20; taste + -y1

tastily, adverb
tastiness, noun
untastily, adverb
untasty, adjective

tasteful, tasty.


1. delicious, delectable, toothsome, appetizing. See palatable.
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tasty (ˈteɪstɪ)
 
adj , tastier, tastiest
1.  having a pleasant flavour
2.  informal (Brit) attractive: used chiefly by men when talking of women
3.  informal (Brit) skilful or impressive: she was a bit tasty with a cutlass
4.  (NZ) (of cheddar cheese) having a strong flavour
 
'tastily
 
adv
 
'tastiness
 
n

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tasty
1610s, from taste (n.) + -y (2); in late 18c. it also could mean "tasteful, elegant" (from the secondary sense of taste (n.)).
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