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British English: /teɪst/
American English: /teɪst/

Translation of taste in Italian:


  • 1 (flavour) a strong taste of garlic a delicate taste to leave a bad o nasty taste in the mouth
    lasciare un gusto cattivo in bocca
    lasciare l'amaro in bocca
    it leaves a nasty taste in the mouth [figurative]
    lascia l'amaro in bocca
    I was left with a nasty taste in the mouth [figurative]
    sono rimasto con l'amaro in bocca
  • 2 (sense) the sense of taste
    il senso del gusto
    to be bitter, sweet to the taste
    essere amaro, dolce (al palato)
    this cold has taken my (sense of) taste away
    da quando sono raffreddato non sento più i gusti
  • 5 (liking, preference) to acquire o develop a taste for something
    prendere gusto a qualcosa
    he has strange tastes o a strange taste in music, clothes etc.
    ha strani gusti musicali, nel vestire ecc.
    it wasn't to her taste is this to your taste? it was too violent for my taste(s)
    era troppo violento per i miei gusti
    the resort has something to suit all tastes
    il posto ha le caratteristiche per soddisfare tutti i gusti
    sweeten, add salt to taste
  • 6 (sense of beauty, appropriateness, etc.) she has exquisite, awful taste in clothes
    ha un ottimo, pessimo gusto nel vestire
    to have good taste in something
    avere buongusto in qualcosa
    the room had been furnished in o with excellent taste
    la stanza era stata arredata con gusto squisito
    the joke was in poor taste that's a matter of taste
    è un questione di gusti
    it would be in bad o poor taste to do

transitive verb

  • 3 [figurative] (experience)
    (freedom, success, power)
    (failure, defeat, hardship)

intransitive verb

  • 1 (have flavour) See examples:to taste sweet, salty
    avere un sapore dolce, salato
    to taste good, horrible
    avere un gusto buono, terribile
    the milk tastes off to me
    secondo me il latte è diventato acido
    to taste like something
    avere lo stesso gusto di qualcosa
    what does it taste like? to taste of something
    sapere di qualcosa
    it tastes of pineapple
    sa di ananas
  • 2 (perceive flavour)
    sentire i gusti
    I can't taste
    non sento i gusti


there's no accounting for tastes! to give somebody a taste of their own medicine

tutti i gusti sono gusti!
ripagare qualcuno con la stessa moneta

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