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tasteful

[teyst-fuh l] /ˈteɪst fəl/
adjective
1.
having, displaying, or in accordance with good taste:
tasteful clothing; a tasteful room.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; taste + -ful
Related forms
tastefully, adverb
tastefulness, noun
untasteful, adjective
untastefully, adverb
untastefulness, noun
Can be confused
tasteful, tasty.
Synonyms
elegant, chic, refined, suitable, becoming.
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British Dictionary definitions for untasteful

tasteful

/ˈteɪstfʊl/
adjective
1.
indicating good taste a tasteful design
2.
a rare word for tasty
Derived Forms
tastefully, adverb
tastefulness, noun
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Word Origin and History for untasteful

tasteful

adj.

1610s, "having an agreeable taste;" from taste + -ful. From 1756 as "having or showing good taste." Related: Tastefully; tastefulness.

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