Definitions for palatableˈpæl ə tə bəl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pal•at•a•ble*ˈpæl ə tə bəl(adj.)

  1. acceptable or agreeable to the palate or taste.

  2. acceptable or agreeable to the mind:

    palatable ideas.

* Syn: palatable , appetizing , tasty , savory refer to tastes or aromas pleasing to the palate, and sometimes to the senses of sight and smell. palatable usu. refers to food that is merely acceptable: a barely palatable plate of vegetables.appetizing suggests stimulation of the appetite by the smell, taste, or sight of food: an appetizing display of meats and cheeses.tasty refers to food that has an appealing taste: a tasty sausage.savory refers most often to well or highly seasoned food that is pleasing to the taste or smell: a savory stew.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. palatable, toothsome(adj)

    acceptable to the taste or mind

    "palatable food"; "a palatable solution to the problem"


  1. palatable(Adjective)

    Pleasing to the taste, tasty.

    For some instant noodles make a palatable, if not especially nutritious, meal.

  2. palatable(Adjective)

    Tolerable, acceptable.

    The agreement was palatable to both of them.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Palatable(adj)

    agreeable to the palate or taste; savory; hence, acceptable; pleasing; as, palatable food; palatable advice


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