See also: Savory
- savoury (British)
- Tasty, attractive to the palate.
- The fine restaurant presented an array of savory dishes; each was delicious.
- Salty and/or spicy, but not sweet.
- The mushrooms, meat, bread, rice, peanuts and potatoes were all good savory foods.
- The savory duck contrasted well with the sweet sauce.
- (figuratively) Morally or ethically acceptable.
- Readers are to be warned that quotations in this chapter contain some not so savory language.
- See also Thesaurus:delicious
Tasty, attractive to the palate
Salty or non-sweet
savory (plural savories)
- (American) A savory snack.
- 2007 April 18, Florence Fabricant, “Off the Menu”, in New York Times:
- On Friday the pastry chef Pichet Ong will open his own cafe, with sweets and savories served at tables and a counter.
- Any of several Mediterranean herbs, of the genus Satureja, grown as culinary flavourings.
- The leaves of these plants used as a flavouring.
herb of genus Satureja