appetizing

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Calque of French appétissant, -ant being equivalent to -ing. See also appetite

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appetizing (comparative more appetizing, superlative most appetizing)

  1. That appeals to, or stimulates the appetite.
    This food looks so appetizing.
    • Sir Walter Scott
      The appearance of the wild ducks is very appetizing.

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appetizing

  1. Present participle of appetize.