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goûter also: gouter
Pronunciation: /ɡute/

Translation of goûter in English:

nom masculin

verbe transitif

also: goûter à verbe transitif indirect

  • 1 (essayer) goûter à
    to try (aliment, boisson)
    il n'a pas voulu goûter à mon soufflé
    he wouldn't try my soufflé
    mais tu y as à peine goûté!
    but you've hardly touched it!
  • 2 (faire l'expérience de) goûter à
    to have a taste of (liberté, indépendance, pouvoir, plaisir)
    goûter aux joies/charmes de la campagne
    to sample the joys/pleasures of the countryside

also: goûter de verbe transitif indirect

  • to have a taste of
    avoir goûté de la prison
    to have had a taste of life in prison
    il va goûter de mon fouet!
    he's going to get a taste of my whip!
    In Other Dictionaries
    Translate have a taste of into German

verbe intransitif

  • (enfant)
    to have one's mid-afternoon snack
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