Definition of toothsome in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtuːθs(ə)m/


1(Of food) temptingly tasty: a toothsome morsel
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  • This paste is then mixed with fish and cooked and wrapped in a banana leaf, affording a nourishing and toothsome dish.
  • Shrimp aside though, it was a rather toothsome soup; the broth in particular held the balance between sweet and savoury very satisfactorily.
  • The half-moons of supple dough encase toothsome cabbage and mushroom, cheese and potato, or meat fillings; order the combination plate to cover all four food groups.
1.1 informal (Of a person) good-looking; attractive: a toothsome bimbo I thought he was toothsome
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  • Their daily highlights given to it by B4U which had acquired the rights, were part-anchored by the toothsome Annie.
  • At the other end of the spectrum, Steve puts romance so much ahead of his work as a journalist that he gets sent to Paris to put some distance between him and his boss's toothsome wife.
  • So what is it that Milene likes about the toothsome millionaire Ronaldo?



Example sentences
  • While my usual chocolate-covered rendition is rich, moist, and toothsomely dense, his is lighter than air, with a sweet meringue base to give it a chewy, fluffy interior and a shatteringly crisp shell.
  • Everything that comes out of his kitchen is toothsomely presented, glistening with freshness.
  • Breast of duck comes with a toothsomely rich sauce that lifts the meat to new heights.


Pronunciation: /ˈtuːθs(ə)mnəs/
Example sentences
  • Davidson's problem was his winning, fresh-faced toothsomeness; something intelligently offset by his reading of the character as beset by an ancient melancholia.
  • We nail the plate almost immediately, the toothsomeness mightily impressing the mild-mannered reporter.
  • The dragon, expertly lip-synched, is my friend with a T. Rex toothsomeness plus a sweet, silly grin.

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