savour of - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive] formal
present tense
I/you/we/theysavour of
he/she/itsavours of
present participlesavouring of
past tensesavoured of
past participlesavoured of
  1. savour of something to seem to have a small amount of an unpleasant quality

    He disapproved of anything that savoured of discrimination.

See also main entry: savour