Definition of Flavour

1. Noun. The general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people. "It had the smell of treason"

Exact synonyms: Feel, Feeling, Flavor, Look, Smell, Spirit, Tone
Generic synonyms: Ambiance, Ambience, Atmosphere
Specialized synonyms: Hollywood, Zeitgeist
Derivative terms: Feel, Feel, Feel, Look, Spirit, Spiritize



2. Verb. Lend flavor to. "Season the chicken breast after roasting it"
Exact synonyms: Flavor, Season
Category relationships: Cookery, Cooking, Preparation
Specialized synonyms: Sauce, Curry, Resinate, Spice, Spice Up, Zest, Savor, Savour, Salt
Causes: Savor, Savour, Taste
Derivative terms: Flavor, Flavorer, Flavoring, Flavourer, Flavouring, Seasoner, Seasoner, Seasoning, Seasoning

3. Noun. (physics) the six kinds of quarks.
Exact synonyms: Flavor
Generic synonyms: Form, Kind, Sort, Variety
Specialized synonyms: Charm, Strangeness
Category relationships: High Energy Physics, High-energy Physics, Particle Physics

4. Noun. The taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth.

Definition of Flavour

1. Noun. The quality produced by the sensation of taste. ¹

2. Noun. A substance used to produce a taste. Flavouring. ¹

3. Noun. A variety of tastes attributed to an object. ¹

4. Noun. The characteristic quality of something. ¹

5. Noun. (informal) A kind or type. ¹

6. 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). ¹

7. Verb. (transitive) To add flavouring to something. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Flavour

1. to flavor [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: flavor

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flavour

flavoring
flavoring agents
flavorings
flavorist
flavorists
flavorless
flavorlessly
flavorlessness
flavorous
flavors
flavorsome
flavorsomeness
flavorubredoxin
flavorwise
flavory
flavour (current term)
flavour enhancer
flavourdynamics
flavoured
flavourer
flavourful
flavouridin
flavouring
flavourings
flavourless
flavourlessly
flavourlessness
flavourous
flavours
flavoursome

Literary usage of Flavour

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1. The Fruits and Fruit Trees of America: Or, The Culture, Propagation, and by Andrew Jackson Downing, Charles Downing (1860)
"A fine old variety, of very rich flavour Fruit Mn:ill, roundish-oblong, ... Fruit of medium size, oblong, hairy, flavour first rate ; branches drooping. ..."

2. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1862)
"The messenger said he had been poisoned by drinking "almond flavour." I took at once with me a bottle containing ipecacuanha powder. ..."

3. The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year (1793)
"... nothing more efficacious, in giving wine a high flavour, than this ( powder. ... had a wine of no fine flavour, made of grapes which grow fox jackall, ..."

4. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1793)
"... in giving wine a high vour her ; but a little crab, which flavour, than this powder. ... to the -vineyards ami and flavour far ..."

5. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey, John Wood Warter (1855)
"The kernel or seed contains an oil of inferior quality and more rancid flavour : it does not congeal and is chiefly used by the poor."—Ibid., vol. 2, p. ..."

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