Definition of Savoury

1. Noun. Either of two aromatic herbs of the mint family.

Exact synonyms: Savory
Generic synonyms: Herb
Specialized synonyms: Summer Savory, Summer Savoury, Winter Savory, Winter Savoury



2. Adjective. Morally wholesome or acceptable. "A past that was scarcely savory"
Exact synonyms: Savory
Antonyms: Unsavory

3. Noun. An aromatic or spicy dish served at the end of dinner or as an hors d'oeuvre.
Exact synonyms: Savory
Generic synonyms: Dainty, Delicacy, Goody, Kickshaw, Treat
Derivative terms: Savory, Savory

4. Adjective. Having an agreeably pungent taste.
Exact synonyms: Piquant, Savory, Spicy, Zesty
Similar to: Tasty
Derivative terms: Savoriness, Savory, Savour, Spiciness, Zest

5. Adjective. Pleasing to the sense of taste.
Exact synonyms: Mouth-watering, Savory
Similar to: Appetising, Appetizing
Derivative terms: Savoriness, Savory, Savour

Definition of Savoury

1. Adjective. (alternative spelling of savory) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Savoury

1. savory [n -VOURIES] - See also: savory

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Savoury

savoured
savourer
savourers
savourier
savouries
savouriest
savourily
savouriness
savouring
savourless
savourlessness
savourly
savourous
savourously
savours
savoury (current term)
savoy
savoy cabbage
savoyards
savoys
savs
savvey
savveyed
savveying
savveys
savvied
savvier
savvies
savviest
savvily

Literary usage of Savoury

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1. A Journal Or Historical Account of the Life, Travels, Sufferings, Christian by George Fox, William Penn, Margaret Askew Fell Fox (1839)
"The words of David, Solomon, and other kings and ' officers, see in the books of the Kings and Chronicles, the savoury lan- 4 guage they gave to them that ..."

2. Political Essay on the Kingdom of New Spain: With Physical Sections and Maps by Alexander von Humboldt (1822)
"16000 Atlixco, justly celebrated for the fine- . i,. ...... ness of its climate, great fertility, and the savoury fruits with which it abounds, ..."

3. A Journal Or Historical Account of the Life, Travels, Sufferings, Christian by George Fox, William Penn, Margaret Fox, Thomas Ellwood (1832)
"The words of David, Solomon, and other kings and ' officers, see in the books of the Kings and Chronicles, the savoury lan- ' guage they gave to them that ..."

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