• 1.delectabe
  • 2.palatable
  • 3.dainty
  • 4.goody
  • 5.confection
  • 6.liquorish
  • 7.scrumptious
  • 8.luscious
  • 9.savoury
  • 10.succulent
  • 11.tasty
  • 12.toothsome
  • 13.ambrosial
  • 14.yummy
  • 15.flavorful
  • 16.flavoursome
  • 17.mouth-watering

1.delectable

adj.(尤指食物或饮料)美味的,可口的


音标:/dɪ'lektəb(ə)l/

英英释义:

If you describe something, especially food or drink, as delectable, you mean that it is very pleasant.

例句:

①But today the delectable seafood is no longer available in abundance. The problem has become so serious that some oyster beds have vanished entirely.

但是今天这种可口的海味已不再大量存在。这个问题已经变得如此严重以至于一些牡蛎苗床已完全消失。

②He ate every savoury morsel of a delectable stew at the dinner.

晚餐时他吃遍每一道味美可口的炖食。

注: stew n. 炖,炖汤

拓展:

“delectable”除了可以表示“美味的”,还可以表示“吸引人的”【If you describe someone as delectable, you think that they are very attractive.】

例如:

According to legend, fairy blood is delectable and intoxicating to vampires.

据传说,精灵血对吸血鬼来说具有极大的诱惑。

注:intoxicating adj. 醉人的;令人陶醉的; 使兴奋的

2.palatable

adj.美味的;可口的


音标:/'pælətəb(ə)l/

英英释义:

If you describe food or drink as palatable, you mean that it tastes pleasant.

例句:

①He said it would be irresponsible to throw away palatable and safe food.

他说扔掉美味的安全食品是不负责的。

②The company's first product was santonin--a palatable antiparasitic which was an immediate success.

公司的第一个产品叫“三托宁”,是一种味道不错的抗寄生虫药。上市之后,大受欢迎。

拓展:

“palatable”除了可以表示“美味的”,还可以表示“宜人的;可意的;可接受的”【If you describe something such as an idea or method as palatable, you mean that people are willing to accept it.】,它的反义词是unpalatable

例如:

①Some of the dialogue has been changed to make it more palatable to an American audience.

有些对白有所修改以适应美国观众的口味。

②This may be more politically palatable than lending dollars.

这可能比借出美元在政治上更容易接受。---《经济学人》

除此之外, 它的名词形式“palate”也很常见,表示“(对美食或美酒的)品尝力;味觉”【You can refer to someone's palate as a way of talking about their ability to judge good food or drink.】,本义表示“腭”

例如:

①She has a palate for wine.

她很能品酒。

②Chilli sauce can titillate our palates.

辣椒酱可以挑逗我们的味觉。

注:titillate / 'titileit / v.使兴奋

3.dainty

adj.美味的


音标:/'deɪntɪ/

常见搭配:

dainty morsel 美味点心

拓展:

“dainty”作为“美味的”释义时,出现的频率较低,它更常见的意思有两个,第一个是“ 娇小的;娇美的;精致的”【 (of people and things ) small and delicate in a way that people find attractive】

例如:

dainty feet

娇小可爱的脚

a dainty porcelain cup

小巧玲珑的瓷杯

第二个意思是“文雅的;优雅的;高雅的”【 (of movements) careful, often in a way that suggests good manners】

例如:

She took a dainty little bite of the apple.

她文雅地咬了一小口苹果。

它的意思在这里的解释和“delicate”有异曲同工之妙。

4.goody

n.好东西;佳品


音标:/'gʊdɪ/

英英释义:

a thing that is very nice to eat.

例句:

①A basket of goodies for the children

给孩子们的一篮好吃的东西。

②Howard has promised me a swag of goodies.

霍华德答应过要送给我好多好吃的东西。

拓展:

“goody”还可以作为“感叹语”,表示“(尤为儿童用语,表示高兴或赞许)太好喽”【People, especially children, say goody in order to express their pleasure or approval of something.】

例如:

Oh, goody, I like games.

哦,太好喽,我喜欢玩游戏。

5.confection

n. (精美诱人的)甜食;甜点

音标:/kən'fekʃ(ə)n/

英英释义:

You can refer to a sweet food that someone has made as a confection .

例句:

A confection made with honey and nuts.

用蜂蜜和坚果制成的甜食。

6.liquorish

adj. 讲究吃的;美味的

音标:/'likəriʃ/

拓展:

这个词出现的频率很低,好几部字典都没有这个词的相关例句,所以大家只需“混个眼熟”即可~

7.scrumptious

adj.(食物)非常美味的,极其可口的


音标:/'skrʌm(p)ʃəs/

英英释义:

If you describe food as scrumptious, you mean that it tastes extremely good.

例句:

①Sophisticated diners insist that soya is scrumptious, but others vehemently disagree.

精明的食客们坚称豆制品美味至极,但其他人却强烈反对。----《经济学人》

注:vehemently adv. 激烈地;暴烈地;强烈地,我们之前在Day 276| 写作地道表达:a wake up call讲过它的形容词形式“vehement”,有兴趣的小伙伴可以看看

②George, you have to have this. It's absolutely scrumptious.

George,你必须尝尝。这简直棒透了。

8.luscious

adj.甘美多汁的;美味的


音标:/'lʌʃəs/

英英释义:

Luscious food is juicy and very good to eat.

例句:

A small apricot tree which bore luscious fruit.

一棵结的果子甘甜多汁的小杏树

拓展:

“luscious”除了可以表示“美味的”,还可以表示“妖娆的;性感的”【If you describe a woman or something about her as luscious, you mean that you find her or this thing sexually attractive.】

例如:

She was looking luscious in a flannel shirt.

她穿着法兰绒裙子, 看上去楚楚动人。

9.savoury

音标:/'seivəri/

英英释义:

pleasant to smell or taste.

例句:

①He ate every savoury morsel of a delectable stew at the dinner.

晚餐时他吃遍每一道味美可口的炖食。

②Never had sleep been more refreshing nor food tasted more savoury.

晚上从来不曾睡得这么香甜,也从来没觉得菜这么可口过。

拓展:

“savoury”除了可以表示“美味的,可口的”,它一般用于形容【咸】这种味道。除此之外,作为名词还可以表示“咸味小吃;辣味小吃;下酒菜”【Savouries are small items of savoury food that are usually eaten as a snack, for example with alcoholic drinks at a party or before a meal.】

例如:

Bouchees de fromage. They could be tonight's savoury.

满口奶酪香 这就做今晚的咸点吧。

10.succulent

adj.(尤指蔬菜及肉类)汁多味美的

音标:

/'sʌkjʊl(ə)nt/

英英释义:

Succulent food, especially meat or vegetables, is juicy and good to eat.

例句:

①Cook pieces of succulent chicken with ample garlic and a little sherry.

烹饪鲜美滑嫩的鸡肉时多加些大蒜,并滴入少许雪利酒。

②These are wonderfully succulent peaches.

这些桃子汁水很多。

③I think partly it's because it's a big piece of chicken cooked on the bone, so it stays succulent .

我想部分原因是因为这是一大块鸡肉在骨头上煮,所以它会保持多汁。

拓展:

这个单词还有一个意思,作为名词表示“肉质植物(叶子肥厚的植物) ”【Succulents or succulent plants are types of plants which have thick, fleshy leaves.】,这个意思只需了解一下就好~

11.tasty

拓展:

“tasty”表示“美味的”意思很常见,这里就不赘述。补充一个它的熟词生义,作为形容词还可以表示“(尤指女子)迷人的,性感的 ”【If someone describes a person, especially a woman, as tasty, they think they are sexually desirable.】

12.toothsome

adj.可口的;美味的

音标:/'tuːθs(ə)m/

英英释义:

If you describe food as toothsome, you mean that it tastes very good.

例句:

①Then he put a forkful into his mouth, chewing with discernment the toothsome pliant meat.

然后往嘴里塞了一叉子,边咀嚼边细细品尝着那美味可口的嫩腰子。

②What about India — a wise, slow-moving elephant or a toothsome , ravenous tiger?

那印度呢?是一只聪明但移动缓慢的大象,亦或是一只美味而又贪婪的老虎?

13.ambrosial

adj.特别美味的;芬香的

音标:

/æm'brəʊzjəl/

例句:

The ambrosial aroma of the roast whetted our appetites.

烤肉的美味香气刺激了我们的食欲。

注:whet表示“刺激(某人)对…的欲望;激发(某人)对…的兴趣”。

这个词语出现的频率较低,大家只需要混个眼熟 即可~

14.yummy

adj.美味的;可口的

15.flavorful

adj.充满…味道的,可口的

16.flavoursome

adj.有香味的,美味的

17.mouth-watering

adj.令人垂涎的;色香俱佳的

音标:

/'mauθ'wɔ:təriŋ/

英英释义:

Mouth-watering food looks or smells extremely nice.

例句:

Hundreds of cheeses, in a mouth-watering variety of shapes, textures and tastes.

形状、口感和味道各异让人垂涎的数百种奶酪。

拓展:

这个词,不出所料它的拓展义是“吸引人的;诱人的【If you describe something as mouth-watering, you are emphasizing that it is very attractive.】

例如:

Prizes worth a mouth-watering £9.6 million are unclaimed.

价值960万英镑的诱人奖品无人认领。


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