Toast vs Tast - What's the difference?

toast | tast |

As a noun toast

is toast (toasted bread or salutation).

As an adjective tast is





  • Toasted bread.
  • I ate a piece of toast for breakfast.
    All toasters toast toast .
  • A proposed salutation (e.g. to say "cheers") while drinking alcohol.
  • At the reception, there were many toasts from the well-wishers.
  • A person, group, or notable object to which a salutation with alcohol is made; a person or group held in similar esteem.
  • He was the toast of high society.
  • (slang) Something that will be no more; something subject to impending destruction, harm or injury.
  • If I ever get my hands on the guy that stole my wallet, he’s toast !
  • (slang, Jamaica) Extemporaneous narrative poem or rap.
  • (computing) A transient, pop-up informational window
  • Derived terms

    * french toast * propose a toast * Texas toast * toaster * toast of the town


    (en verb)
  • To lightly cook by browning via direct exposure to a fire or other heat source.
  • We liked to toast marshmallows around the campfire.
  • To grill, lightly cook by browning specifically under a grill or in a toaster
  • Top with cheese and toast under the grill for a few minutes.
  • To engage in a salutation and/or accompanying raising of glasses while drinking alcohol in honor of someone or something.
  • We toasted the happy couple many times over the course of the evening.
  • To warm thoroughly.
  • I toasted my feet by the fire.
  • (slang, Jamaica) To perform extemporaneous narrative poem or rap.
  • References



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    (en noun)
  • * 1667', the Fruit / Of that Forbidden Tree, whose mortal '''tast / Brought Death into the World — John Milton, ''Paradise Lost , Book 1, ll. 1-3
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