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a nutty/spicy/bitter flavour
a distinctive/delicate/subtle flavour
The drink has a very strong flavour of citrus fruit.
Fresh ginger gives an eastern flavour to the dish.
This beer has no flavour.
Add flavour to your meal by using more herbs and garlic.
The music gives some flavour of the traditional ways of singing.
The foreign visitors added an international flavour to the occasion.
His paintings really catch the mood and flavour of the country.
She is very much flavour of the month in Hollywood.
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American English version of definition of flavour
the condition of continually consuming large amounts of information, especially when this has a negative effect on a person's well-being and ability to concentrate
typical of or relating to autumn
a brief handshake that is made without pausing or making eye contact, because you are upset or angry
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Definition of flavour from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.