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- Having or exhibiting good taste; aesthetically pleasing or conforming to expectations or ideals of what is appropriate.
- Her home was decorated with tasteful, classical furnishings.
- Having a high relish; savoury.
- 1712, Pope, Alexander, transl., Vertumnus and Pomona, translation of Metamorphoses by Ovid, lines 100–104; republished in The Complete Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Boston, New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1902, page 66:
- Not the fair fruit that on you branches glows / With that ripe red th' autumnal sun bestows; / Nor tasteful herbs that in these gardens rise, / Which the kind soil with milky sap supplies;
- (colloquial) Gay; fashionable. [from 21st c.]
- (exhibiting good taste): elegant, tasty
- (savoury): appetizing, delectable; see also Thesaurus:delicious
- (fashionable): chic, trendy; see also Thesaurus:fashionable
- (exhibiting good taste): gaudy, garish, tasteless; see also Thesaurus:gaudy
- (savoury): distasteful, yucky; see also Thesaurus:unpalatable
- (fashionable): outmoded, untrendy; see also Thesaurus:unfashionable
exhibiting good taste