Noun Definition

taste

1.Definition: a brief experience of something

"He got a taste of life on the wild side", "She enjoyed her brief taste of independence"

Category: General

2.Definition: a kind of sensing; distinguishing substances by means of the taste buds

Category: General

3.Definition: a small amount eaten or drunk

"Take a taste--you'll like it"

Related Noun(s):mouthful

Category: General

4.Definition: a strong liking

Related Noun(s):predilection, preference, penchant

Category: Feelings

5.Definition: delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values)

"Arrogance and lack of taste contributed to his rapid success", "To ask at that particular time was the ultimate in bad taste"

Related Noun(s):perceptiveness, discernment, appreciation

Category: General

6.Definition: the faculty of distinguishing sweet, sour, bitter, and salty properties in the mouth

"His cold deprived him of his sense of taste"

Related Noun(s):gustation

Category: General

7.Definition: the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus

"The candy left him with a bad taste", "The melon had a delicious taste"

Category: General