mouthwatering

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mouth +‎ watering

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mouthwatering (comparative more mouthwatering, superlative most mouthwatering)

  1. That is pleasing to the sense of taste; appetizing.
    • 2006, Ted Freeman, Doctor in Vanuatu, Suva, Fiji: Institute of Pacific Studies, University of the South Pacific, →ISBN, page 38:
      If the weather was not too rough at Norfolk Island, the Tulagi took on board some Norfolk Island fish, which arrived frozen in Vila. This fish was heavily in demand in Vila as it had a mouth-watering taste and was safe to eat.
  2. (by extension) Enticing or tantalizing.

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