What does flavour mean?

Definitions for flavour
ˈfleɪ vərflavour

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word flavour.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. spirit, tone, feel, feeling, flavor, flavour, look, smell(noun)

    the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people

    "the feel of the city excited him"; "a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting"; "it had the smell of treason"

  2. flavor, flavour(noun)

    (physics) the six kinds of quarks

  3. relish, flavor, flavour, sapidity, savor, savour, smack, nip, tang(verb)

    the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth

  4. season, flavor, flavour(verb)

    lend flavor to

    "Season the chicken breast after roasting it"


  1. flavour(Noun)

    The quality produced by the sensation of taste.

    The flavour of this apple pie is delicious.

  2. flavour(Noun)

    A substance used to produce a taste. Flavouring.

    Flavour was added to the pudding.

  3. flavour(Noun)

    A variety of tastes attributed to an object.

    What flavour of bubble gum do you enjoy?

  4. flavour(Noun)

    The characteristic quality of something.

    the flavour of an experience

  5. flavour(Noun)

    A kind or type.

    Debian is one flavour of the Linux operating system.

  6. flavour(Noun)

    In physics, a term used to name the six types of quarks (top, bottom, strange, charmed, up, and down) or three types of leptons (electron, muon, and tauon).

  7. flavour(Verb)

    To add flavouring to something.


  1. Flavour

    In particle physics, flavour or flavor refers to the type of elementary particles occurring in the Standard Model. There are flavour quantum numbers which depend on the number of particles of particular flavours which occur in a hadron. The term "flavour" was first coined for use in the quark model of hadrons in 1968.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Flavour

    flā′vur, n. that quality of anything which affects the smell or the palate: a smack or relish.—v.t. to impart flavour to.—adj. Flā′vorous.—n. Flā′vouring, any substance used to give a flavour.—adj. Flā′vourless. [O. Fr. flaur; prob. related to L. fragrāre or to flāre.]

Editors Contribution

  1. flavour

    A type of specific natural matter or product.

    The flavour of the food was amazing.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 17, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'flavour' in Nouns Frequency: #2056

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of flavour in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of flavour in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of flavour in a Sentence

  1. Michael Hewson:

    The main speculation now is likely to be around the flavour of any ECB action at Thursday's meeting, european markets have started a new week on the front foot increasingly confident that the ECB will announce a bond buying program. This is being reflected in early trading by new record lows in European yields and fresh all-time highs in the German DAX.

  2. Simon Hooker:

    There's a point where the wine falls apart and just isn't wine anymore, there's a sweet spot somewhere between the flavour and the alcohol content ... The programme's target is to hit that sweet spot.

  3. Adamo Macri:

    I regard texture similar to the function of taste buds in our mouths. But in a visual form. Texture does create a specific flavour which affects our senses.

  4. Keith Goode:

    It's safe to say that iron ore is not the flavour of the month, those high prices aren't coming back.

  5. Chen Jiaqi:

    I think more and more Chinese customers are about the flavour of the beer itself, and if the beer is unique and rare then they will choose it.

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Translations for flavour

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  • نكهةArabic
  • буке́т, придавам вкус, подправям, вкусBulgarian
  • gust, saborCatalan, Valencian
  • příchuťCzech
  • smagDanish
  • Geschmacksstoff, würzen, Geschmack, GeschmacksverstärkerGerman
  • sabor, gustoSpanish
  • makuaine, höystää, mauste, maku, maustaaFinnish
  • goût, assaisonner, saveur, styleFrench
  • leasaighIrish
  • स्वादHindi
  • gusto, aroma, sapore, condire, aromatizzare, sapori, profumare, fragranzaItalian
  • 味, 香料Japanese
  • არომატი, გემოGeorgian
  • saporLatin
  • tāwara, whaktakakara, hā, namunamuā, waitāwharaMāori
  • smaakstof, smaak, meugDutch
  • smakNorwegian
  • odmiana, smakPolish
  • gosto, saborPortuguese
  • приправля́ть, припра́ва, арома́т, доба́вка, тип, осо́бенность, вкус, сорт, при́вкус, припра́вить, буке́тRussian
  • smak, smaksätta, smakämne, sort, smaktillsats, slag, aromSwedish
  • சுவைTamil
  • çeşniTurkish
  • ذائقہUrdu

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