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toothsome

[tooth-suh m] /ˈtuθ səm/
adjective
1.
pleasing to the taste; palatable:
a toothsome dish.
2.
pleasing or desirable, as fame or power.
3.
voluptuous; sexually alluring:
a toothsome blonde.
Origin
1545-1555
1545-55; tooth + -some1
Related forms
toothsomely, adverb
toothsomeness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for toothsomeness

toothsome

/ˈtuːθsəm/
adjective
1.
of delicious or appetizing appearance, flavour, or smell
2.
attractive; alluring
Derived Forms
toothsomely, adverb
toothsomeness, noun
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