Definition of Foretaste

1. Noun. An early limited awareness of something yet to occur.

Generic synonyms: Expectation, Outlook, Prospect



Definition of Foretaste

1. n. A taste beforehand; enjoyment in advance; anticipation.

2. v. t. To taste before full possession; to have previous enjoyment or experience of; to anticipate.

Definition of Foretaste

1. Noun. A taste beforehand; foresmack. ¹

2. Noun. A sample taken in anticipation; enjoyment taken in advance. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To taste beforehand. ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) To taste before possession; have previous experience of; enjoy by anticipation. ¹

5. Verb. (transitive) To taste before another. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Foretaste

1. [v -TASTED, -TASTING, -TASTES]

Medical Definition of Foretaste

1. 1. To taste before full possession; to have previous enjoyment or experience of; to anticipate. 2. To taste before another. "Foretasted fruit." Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Foretaste

forestless
forestlike
forestomach
forestries
forestry
forests
forestward
foresty
foreswear
foreswearing
foreswears
foreswore
foresworn
foretake
foretalk
foretaste (current term)
foretasted
foretaster
foretasters
foretastes
foretasting
foretaught
foreteach
foreteeth
foretell
foreteller
foretellers
foretelleth
foretelling
foretells

Literary usage of Foretaste

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1. A Commentary on the Book of Psalms, in which Their Literal in Historical by George Horne (1833)
"Perhaps they who, while they chant it in full choir, entering thoroughly into the spirit of it, do experience as lively a foretaste of the next world, ..."

2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1849)
"She would that she might have died at that moment ; and yet never before had she such a foretaste of the fulness and the affluence of life as then. ..."

3. Barbizon Days: Millet, Corot, Rousseau, Barye by Charles Sprague Smith (1902)
"Patience, patience then, and enjoy a foretaste of it. Latest News : The pheasant is still living, but they talk about bringing a stuffed one from Paris. ..."

4. A Visit to India, China, and Japan in the Year 1853 by Bayard Taylor (1874)
"CHAPTER II. IMPRESSIONS OF BOMBAY. A foretaste of Indin—Entering Bombay Harbor—I Beneh the Shore—My First Ride In ft Palanquin—Mr. ..."

5. Arctic Experiences: Containing Capt. George E. Tyson's Wonderful Drift on by Euphemia Vale Blake (1874)
"—A foretaste of worse.—Manning the Boat in a new Fashion.—A Battery of Ice-blocks.—All Night "standing by" the Boat.—A fearful Struggle for Life. ..."

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