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Definition of "toothsome" [tooth•some]

  • Delicious; luscious: a toothsome pie. See Synonyms at delicious. (adjective)
  • Pleasant; attractive: a toothsome offer. (adjective)
  • Sexually attractive or exciting. (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 "toothsome" in a sentence
  • "Kev's roasted root-veg dish (above) is a huge hit, as is Bryan's goat cheese ravioli, and it's a battle of the short ribs for their meat courses: B's comes fig-glazed and flavorful, while K's ropy - sorry, "toothsome" - presentation with polenta is slightly less well-received."
  • ""I like to call it toothsome or dense meat," says McLagan."
  • "I dislike intensely two words often found in food writing "toothsome" and "veggies"."