savoury

[ UK /sˈe‍ɪvɜːɹi/ ]
NOUN
  1. either of two aromatic herbs of the mint family
  2. an aromatic or spicy dish served at the end of dinner or as an hors d'oeuvre
ADJECTIVE
  1. pleasing to the sense of taste
  2. morally wholesome or acceptable
    a past that was scarcely savory
  3. having an agreeably pungent taste
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How To Use savoury In A Sentence

  • Some savoury recipes also use rhubarb, as its tanginess makes it an ideal accompaniment for fatty meats or oily fish.
  • If anything he is a decent copper and he'll usually only collar unsavoury characters. The Sun
  • Instantly a dozen knowing eyes were fixed on it, and a buzz of voices was heard; and soon Gerard saw the prior point more than once, and the monk came back, looking as proud as Punch, with a savoury crustade ryal, or game pie gravied and spiced, for Gerard, and a silver grace cup full of rich pimentum. The Cloister and the Hearth
  • Home grown herbs would have included coriander, dill, thyme, opium poppy and summer savoury.
  • Move on to complex appetizers like pheasant ballottine, a cylinder of braised meat surrounded by a savoury sauce and tiny little apples.
  • Handvo" is a cherished gujarati recipe which can be called a savoury steamed vegetable cornmeal cake, and is filled with several nutritious ingredients. Handvo - Healthy Vegetable Cornmeal Cake
  • A deserved multi-award-winner that's almost savoury but never boorish. Times, Sunday Times
  • Once again we appeal to these unsavoury people to please stop this silly nonsense.
  • My wife, Jayne, enjoyed the mini savoury selection which consisted of crunchy onion bhajis, aloo tikkas, spinach pakoras and vegetable samosas all deep fried and served with two dips.
  • My poached cod with lobster sauce and brandade was bright with a savoury-citrus flavour. Times, Sunday Times
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