Palatable vs Toothsome - What's the difference?

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Palatable is a related term of toothsome.

As adjectives the difference between palatable and toothsome

is that palatable is pleasing to the taste, tasty while toothsome is delicious.




(en adjective)
  • Pleasing to the taste, tasty.
  • For some instant noodles make a palatable , if not especially nutritious, meal.
  • Tolerable, acceptable.
  • The agreement was palatable to both of them.


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    (en adjective)
  • Delicious.
  • * 1908:
  • "It's a lot nicer than going round by the road; that is so dusty and hot," said Diana practically, peeping into her dinner basket and mentally calculating if the three juicy, toothsome , raspberry tarts reposing there were divided among ten girls, how many bites each girl would have.
  • Sexually attractive.
  • * 1989 , David John Cawdell Irving, Göring: a biography
  • In 1919 he had been waiting at a bus stop, en route to his initiation as a Freemason: a toothsome blonde had crossed his path, and he had stalked off after her instead.