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1. toothsome

adjective. extremely pleasing to the sense of taste.

Synonyms

  • delicious
  • pleasant-tasting
  • yummy
  • scrumptious
  • luscious
  • delectable

Antonyms

  • indigestible
  • displeasing
  • undesirable
  • juiceless

Etymology

  • -some (English)
  • σῶμα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • tooth (English)
  • tooth (Middle English (1100-1500))

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2. toothsome

adjective. acceptable to the taste or mind.

Synonyms

  • palatable
  • appetizing
  • edible
  • eatable
  • appetising
  • comestible

Antonyms

  • unappetizing
  • tasteless
  • inedible
  • fresh

Etymology

  • -some (English)
  • σῶμα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • tooth (English)
  • tooth (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. toothsome

adjective. having strong sexual appeal.

Synonyms

  • red-hot
  • voluptuous
  • sexy
  • luscious

Antonyms

  • sweet
  • sour
  • unappetizingness
  • tough

Etymology

  • -some (English)
  • σῶμα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • tooth (English)
  • tooth (Middle English (1100-1500))

Example sentences of the word toothsome


1. Adjective
The berries should have a tender but toothsome bite; a bit chewy but without a hard center.

2. Noun, singular or mass
If you cook it at a lower heat, however, and let the fat render and coat each morsel, you'll have a tender but toothsome, moist steak.

3. Verb, past participle
A blade steak will be extremely chewy and will need lots of help to be toothsome, while a rib steak or tenderloin is already as tender as beef can be.

4. Verb, base form
It has meaty texture thanks to toothsome mushrooms and the lentils deliver heartiness.

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