Definition of Taster

1. Noun. Someone who samples food or drink for its quality.

Exact synonyms: Sampler, Taste Tester, Taste-tester
Generic synonyms: Critic
Specialized synonyms: Wine Taster
Derivative terms: Sample, Taste, Taste



Definition of Taster

1. n. One who tastes; especially, one who first tastes food or drink to ascertain its quality.

Definition of Taster

1. Noun. That in which, or by which, anything is tasted, as, a dram cup, a cheese taster, or the like. ¹

2. Noun. One who tastes anything, especially food, wine etc., for quality. ¹

3. Noun. (zoology) A kind of zooid situated on the polyp-stem of certain Siphonophora, resembling the feeding zooids, but destitute of mouths. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Taster

1. one that tastes [n -S] - See also: tastes

Medical Definition of Taster

1. 1. One who tastes; especially, one who first tastes food or drink to ascertain its quality. "Thy tutor be thy taster, ere thou eat." (Dryden) 2. That in which, or by which, anything is tasted, as, a dram cup, a cheese taster, or the like. 3. One of a peculiar kind of zooids situated on the polyp-stem of certain Siphonophora. They somewhat resemble the feeding zooids, but are destitute of mouths. See Siphonophora. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Taster

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tastebuds
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tasteful
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tastefulness
tastefulnesses
tasteless
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tastelessness
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taster (current term)
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tastevin
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Literary usage of Taster

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1. A Descriptive and Historical Account of Hydraulic and Other Machines for by Thomas Ewbank (1842)
"... and a wine taster from Pompeii—Religious use« of sprinkling pot« among the ... described and explained—Modern liquor taster and dropping tubes—Trick ..."

2. A Descriptive and Historical Account of Hydraulic and Other Machines for by Thomas Ewbank (1849)
"... and a wine taster from Pompeii—Religious uses of sprinkling pots among the ... taster and dropping tubes—Trick performed with various liquids fey a ..."

3. The Irish Jurist (1855)
"It is clear that that Act contemplates two separate end distinct offices of weighmaster and taster, although both may happen to be vested in the same ..."

4. Cassier's Magazine edited by [Anonymus AC02877163] (1908)
"The Earth taster THE cheese and butter taster, which draws samples from the middle of a big ... There may have been a time when this taster was not known, ..."

5. A Descriptive and Historical Account of Hydraulic and Other Machines for by Thomas Ewbank (1858)
"... and a wine taster from Pompeii—Religious uses of sprinkling pots among the ... described and explained—Modern liquor taster and dropping tubes—Trick ..."

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