Definition of mouthwatering in English:

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mouthwatering

Pronunciation: /ˈmouTHˌwôdəriNG/

adjective

1Smelling, looking, or sounding delicious: a small but mouthwatering collection of recipes
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  • I made my grandmother's strawberry bread recipe and produced the kind of mouth-watering deliciousness people should write poetry about.
  • When we made this dish, it was amazing how many people suddenly crept out of the woodwork, following the mouth-watering cooking smells.
  • Whatever you choose at Prato, the cozy atmosphere by the big, hot oven, and the mouth-watering sights and smells make a trip to this resto well worth your while.
1.1Highly attractive or tempting: investors expected the new boss to tie up some mouthwatering deals
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  • John Sayles is often hailed as the king of independent cinema, so it is little wonder that his latest movie, Silver City, was able to attract such a mouth-watering cast.
  • As anyone with a son or daughter working for a City investment bank will tell you, the salaries and annual bonuses that go with such deals are mouth-watering.
  • But the reality is that IT shows tantalize us with oodles of mouth-watering products that never actually hit the shelves.

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Syllabification: mouth·wa·ter·ing

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