Definition of Savouring

1. Noun. Taking a small amount into the mouth to test its quality. "Cooking was fine but it was the savoring that he enjoyed most"

Exact synonyms: Degustation, Relishing, Savoring, Tasting
Generic synonyms: Eating, Feeding
Derivative terms: Degust, Savor, Savour, Taste



Definition of Savouring

1. Verb. (present participle of savour) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Savouring

1. savour [v] - See also: savour

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Savouring

savorly
savorous
savorously
savors
savour
savoured
savourer
savourers
savourier
savouries
savouriest
savourily
savouriness
savouring (current term)
savourless
savourlessness
savourly
savourous
savourously
savours
savoury
savoy
savoy cabbage
savoyards
savoys
savs
savvey
savveyed

Literary usage of Savouring

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Digest of the Laws of England by John Comyns, Anthony Hammond, Thomas Day (1824)
"In personal actions ; lastly. Trespass, p. 202. 11. Ravishment of ward. p. 202. 13. In actions mixed or savouring of the really—Detinue of 14. Ejectment, p. ..."

2. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1869)
"... but commented severely on the expression in her letter to Brissot, as savouring of the ' orgueil suranne de ' ce qu'on appelait noblesse. ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... or savouring, of heresy (see CENSURES, THEOLOGICAL). So far the pope. If now we turn to the Modernist leaders for an account of their defections, ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1890)
"IG, and in other ways he gave occasion for the suspicion of heresy. , At length in 1729 the charge of projecting an edition of the Greek Testament savouring ..."

5. Journal of a Tour Through the United States, and in Canada, Made During the by Charles Daubeny, Daubeny, Charles, 1795-1867 (1843)
"... together with a kind of impatience at opposition, a look of defiance and authority, savouring of Southern manners and education. ..."

6. Shakespeare Studies, and Essay on English Dictionaries by Thomas Spencer Baynes, Lewis Campbell (1896)
"... which they had read together, were " very unlearned, neither savouring of poetry, wit, nor invention ". " Ho I. Satis quod^sufficit. " Nath. ..."

7. The Essays of Montaigne by Michel de Montaigne, John Florio, George Saintsbury (1892)
"The principall kV care I take, wheresoever I am lodged, is to avoid, and be far odors*11 from all manner of filthy, foggy, ill-savouring, ..."

8. A Digest of the Laws of England by John Comyns, Anthony Hammond, Thomas Day (1824)
"In personal actions ; lastly. Trespass, p. 202. 11. Ravishment of ward. p. 202. 13. In actions mixed or savouring of the really—Detinue of 14. Ejectment, p. ..."

9. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1869)
"... but commented severely on the expression in her letter to Brissot, as savouring of the ' orgueil suranne de ' ce qu'on appelait noblesse. ..."

10. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... or savouring, of heresy (see CENSURES, THEOLOGICAL). So far the pope. If now we turn to the Modernist leaders for an account of their defections, ..."

11. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1890)
"IG, and in other ways he gave occasion for the suspicion of heresy. , At length in 1729 the charge of projecting an edition of the Greek Testament savouring ..."

12. Journal of a Tour Through the United States, and in Canada, Made During the by Charles Daubeny, Daubeny, Charles, 1795-1867 (1843)
"... together with a kind of impatience at opposition, a look of defiance and authority, savouring of Southern manners and education. ..."

13. Shakespeare Studies, and Essay on English Dictionaries by Thomas Spencer Baynes, Lewis Campbell (1896)
"... which they had read together, were " very unlearned, neither savouring of poetry, wit, nor invention ". " Ho I. Satis quod^sufficit. " Nath. ..."

14. The Essays of Montaigne by Michel de Montaigne, John Florio, George Saintsbury (1892)
"The principall kV care I take, wheresoever I am lodged, is to avoid, and be far odors*11 from all manner of filthy, foggy, ill-savouring, ..."

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