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Words used to describe specific tastes and flavours

acid

adjective

very sour

acidic

adjective

very sour

astringent

adjective

an astringent taste is one that is strong and bitter

bitter

adjective

something that is bitter has a strong sharp taste that is not sweet

bitter-sweet

adjective

tasting bitter and sweet at the same time

brackish

adjective

brackish water has a slight taste of salt and is therefore not pure

chocolate

noun

made from or tasting of chocolate

chocolatey

adjective

chocolatey food has a lot of chocolate in it, or tastes like chocolate

fiery

adjective

food that is fiery makes your mouth feel very hot when you eat it

flavored

the American spelling of flavoured

flavoured

adjective

tasting a particular way or of a particular thing

flavoured

adjective

having had something added to give a particular taste

hot

adjective

hot food contains a lot of spices that create a burning feeling in your mouth

mature

adjective

mature cheese, wine etc has been left to develop a pleasant strong flavour

mild

adjective

mild food does not have a strong taste

ripe

adjective

ripe cheese or wine has a strong flavour

robust

adjective

robust food or drink has a lot of flavour

savoury

adjective

tasting of salt or spices and not sweet

seasoned

adjective

containing seasonings to improve flavour

sharp

adjective

a food that is sharp has a strong and bitter flavour

sour

adjective

with a taste like a lemon

spicy

adjective

spicy food has a strong hot flavour

sweet-and-sour

adjective

sweet-and-sour food contains both sweet and sour flavours

sweetish

adjective

a sweetish taste or smell is slightly sweet

syrupy

adjective

thick, sweet, and sticky

tart

adjective

tart food or drinks have a slightly sour taste

unsalted

adjective

not flavoured with salt

watery

adjective

pale, or not strong

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