- Tasteful Taste"ful (t[=a]st"f[.u]l), a.
1. Having a high relish; savory. ``Tasteful herbs.'' --Pope.
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tasteful — [tāst′fəl] adj. having or showing good taste [tasteful décor] tastefully adv. tastefulness n … English World dictionary
tasteful — index aesthetic, attractive, elegant, felicitous, fit, palatable, proper Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton … Law dictionary
tasteful — (adj.) 1610s, having an agreeable taste; from TASTE (Cf. taste) + FUL (Cf. ful). From 1756 as having or showing good taste. Related: Tastefully; tastefulness … Etymology dictionary
tasteful — [adj] nice, refined aesthetically pleasing, artistic, beautiful, charming, chaste, classical, classy, cultivated, cultured, delectable, delicate, discriminating, elegant, esthetic, exquisite, fastidious, fine, graceful, gratifying, handsome,… … New thesaurus
tasteful — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ showing good aesthetic judgement or appropriate behaviour. DERIVATIVES tastefully adverb tastefulness noun … English terms dictionary
tasteful — [[t]te͟ɪstfʊl[/t]] ADJ GRADED If you say that something is tasteful, you consider it to be attractive, elegant, and in good taste. The decor is tasteful and restrained. ...tasteful jewelry. Ant: tasteless Derived words: tastefully ADV GRADED usu… … English dictionary
tasteful — tastefully, adv. tastefulness, n. /tayst feuhl/, adj. having, displaying, or in accordance with good taste: tasteful clothing; a tasteful room. [1605 15; TASTE + FUL] Syn. elegant, chic, refined, suitable, becoming. * * * … Universalium
tasteful — taste|ful [ˈteıstfəl] adj made, decorated, or chosen with good taste ▪ tasteful furnishings >tastefully adv ▪ tastefully decorated >tastefulness n [U] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ HINT sense 1 Do not confuse tasteful with tasty. Use tasty to describe food that… … Dictionary of contemporary English
tasteful — taste|ful [ teıstfəl ] adjective showing good judgment about what is attractive or appropriate: a tasteful selection of music Her remarks were very tasteful. ╾ taste|ful|ly adverb: a tastefully decorated bedroom … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
tasteful — UK [ˈteɪs(t)f(ə)l] / US [ˈteɪs(t)fəl] adjective showing good judgment about what is attractive or suitable a tasteful selection of music Her remarks were very tasteful. Derived word: tastefully adverb a tastefully decorated bedroom … English dictionary