palatable

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Etymology[edit]

palate +‎ -able

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  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈpæl.ə.tə.bəl/
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palatable (comparative more palatable, superlative most palatable)

  1. Pleasing to the taste, tasty.
    For some instant noodles make a palatable, if not especially nutritious, meal.
  2. Tolerable, acceptable.
    The agreement was palatable to both of them.
    • 2016 January 31, Is Huma Abedin Hillary Clinton’s Secret Weapon or Her Next Big Problem?, “Vanity Fair”, in (Please provide the book title or journal name)[1]:
      Whether it’s palatable for the vice-chairman of Hillary’s presidential campaign to be embroiled in allegations of conflicts of interest, obtaining patronage jobs, or misrepresenting time worked remains to be seen.

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