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Definition of "tasteful" []

  • Having, showing, or being in keeping with good taste. (adjective)
  • Pleasing in flavor; tasty. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "tasteful" in a sentence
  • "Countertenor Mynenko in tasteful recital by Stephen Brookes"
  • "Ms. Gandhi's dressing room and living room, in tasteful '50s modernism, are also visible, along with the adult bedroom she lined with book shelves holding thousands of tomes on history and politics."
  • "Baton Rouge is already sober ... pathetically so, e.g., as you arrive from the east via I-10, you're greeted by three enormous crosses, constructed, as best I can tell, from solid steel I-beams, painted in tasteful white, proclaiming you've reached Bethany Worship Center/Metal Building Church/Holy Roller East Campus, directly across the highway from ... the Super Wal-Mart/Sam's Club outlet mall."