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Meaning of APPETIZING

Pronunciation:  'api`tIzing

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  appealing to or stimulating the appetite especially in appearance or aroma
 

APPETIZING is a 10 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: appetising, mouth-watering, savory, savoury, tasty
 
 Antonyms: unappetising, unappetizing
 
 See Also: palatable, tasteful

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Ap"pe*ti`zing\, a. [Cf. F. app['e]tissant.]
    Exciting appetite; as, appetizing food.
    
          The appearance of the wild ducks is very appetizing.
                                                   --Sir W.
                                                   Scott.
    
    
  2. \Ap"pe*ti`zing\, adv.
    So as to excite appetite.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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