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Synonyms for savory
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. savory(noun)

    any of several aromatic herbs or subshrubs of the genus Satureja having spikes of flowers attractive to bees

    Synonyms:
    savoury

    Antonyms:
    unappetising, offensive, unsavory, odoriferous, unsavoury, tasteless, unappetizing

  2. savory, Micromeria juliana(noun)

    dwarf aromatic shrub of Mediterranean regions

    Synonyms:
    savoury

    Antonyms:
    tasteless, odoriferous, unappetising, unsavory, unappetizing, unsavoury, offensive

  3. savory, savoury(noun)

    either of two aromatic herbs of the mint family

    Synonyms:
    savoury

    Antonyms:
    odoriferous, unappetizing, offensive, tasteless, unsavory, unappetising, unsavoury

  4. savory, savoury(adj)

    an aromatic or spicy dish served at the end of dinner or as an hors d'oeuvre

    Synonyms:
    savoury

    Antonyms:
    unappetizing, offensive, tasteless, unsavoury, unsavory, unappetising, odoriferous

  5. savory, savoury(adj)

    morally wholesome or acceptable

    "a past that was scarcely savory"

    Synonyms:
    spicy, mouth-watering, zesty, piquant, savoury

    Antonyms:
    unsavoury, unappetizing, odoriferous, offensive, unsavory, unappetising, tasteless

  6. piquant, savory, savoury, spicy, zesty(adj)

    having an agreeably pungent taste

    Synonyms:
    hot, naughty, salty, spicy, gamy, mouth-watering, juicy, yeasty, blue, racy, risque, engaging, savoury, gamey, piquant, zestful, barmy, zesty

    Antonyms:
    unsavoury, offensive, unappetising, tasteless, unappetizing, odoriferous, unsavory

  7. mouth-watering, savory, savoury(adj)

    pleasing to the sense of taste

    Synonyms:
    spicy, mouth-watering, piquant, savoury, zesty

    Antonyms:
    unsavoury, unappetizing, offensive, unappetising, unsavory, odoriferous, tasteless

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. savory

    That is delicious which affords a gratification at once vivid and delicate to the senses, especially to those of taste and smell; as, delicious fruit; a delicious odor; luscious has a kindred but more fulsome meaning, inclining toward a cloying excess of sweetness or richness. Savory is applied chiefly to cooked food made palatable by spices and condiments. Delightful may be applied to the higher gratifications of sense, as delightful music, but is chiefly used for that which is mental and spiritual. Delicious has a limited use in this way; as, a delicious bit of poetry; the word is sometimes used ironically for some pleasing absurdity; as, this is delicious! Compare DELIGHTFUL.

    Synonyms:
    dainty, delicious, delightful, exquisite, luscious

    Antonyms:
    acrid, bitter, loathsome, nauseous, repulsive, unpalatable, unsavory

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. savory(a.)

    Synonyms:
    relishing, piquant, luscious, palatable, delicious, flavorous, nice, well-tasted

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. savory(a)

    Synonyms:
    gustable, palatable, toothsome, fragrant

    Antonyms:
    unsavory, impalatable

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Translations for savory

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  • مالحArabic
  • köstlich, schmackhaft, herzhaft, BohnenkrautGerman
  • νόστιμοςGreek
  • salado, de sal, sabroso, apetitoso, ajedreaSpanish
  • maitsevEstonian
  • suolainen, kynteli, maukasFinnish
  • sarriette, délicieux, salé, savoureuxFrench
  • csombord, borsikafűHungarian
  • salato, santoreggia, gustoso, saporitoItalian
  • セイボリー, 塩辛い, 美味しい, キダチハッカ, 香ばしいJapanese
  • ქონდარიGeorgian
  • mōkarakara, mākarakaraMāori
  • cząberPolish
  • salgado, saboroso, segurelha, gostoso, apetitosoPortuguese
  • cimbruRomanian
  • солёный, аппети́тный, пря́ный, вку́сный, сатуре́я, о́стрый, ча́бер, пика́нтныйRussian
  • šetraj, okusenSlovene
  • välsmakande, kyndel, saltSwedish

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