Definitions

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  • v. To whet the appetite.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To make hungry; to whet the appetite of.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To give an appetite to; awaken a craving in; increase or whet the appetite of: as, to appetize one for his food.

Etymologies

Back-formation from appetizing. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Now Nancy Pelosi is trying it on her channel, trying to appetize the fact that the U.S.

    CNN Transcript Jan 14, 2009

  • While they appetize, flame up the sirloins: a one-inch steak is about three minutes per side for rare, four for medium, five for well.

    The Swell Dressed Party

  • Questioned as to the eating of an uncertain number of buns just before lunch, the child averred, "I took them just to appetize my hunger."

    The Children

  • You can have it your way [Verse 1:] Welcome, can I help you Take a minute to read the menu If you're looking for a man If you're looking for a friend If you're looking for someone to talk to Take your time bout taking your order I can appetize ya or main course ya

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  • Meanwhile, DeVaughn's offer to "appetize ya or main course ya" on

    Dallas Observer | Complete Issue

  • The gecko glowered at Nawin with appetite and fixed interest as if he were an esculent appetize -- the gecko crawling on the railing of the BTS Skytrain station looking down at the small womanly morsels and traffic below and amorous Nawin doing the same but as he glanced up dizzyingly at the facade of the colossal Intercontinental Hotel with its eerie pale-blue light diffused throughout, he felt like he was falling into a deep - blue eternal space.

    An Apostate: Nawin of Thais

  • You can have it your way [Verse 1:] Welcome, can I help you Take a minute to read the menu If you're looking for a man If you're looking for a friend If you're looking for someone to talk to Take your time bout taking your order I can appetize ya or main course ya (caution, caution) Cause the plate is hot (hot) [Pre-Chorus:] I'm the catch of the day (ay ay ay ay ay) Your dessert, your meal, your drink (ay ay ay ay ay) You can find it all in me I'll fill you up for free If your heart is hungry You can place your order here with me [Chorus:] Let me serve you up Lemme lemme serve you up See you can have it your way You're the costumer If you want me supersized with some loving on the side Just ask for what you want cause your the costumer Lemme lemme serve you up Lemme lemme serve you up See you can have it your way You're the costumer You can have me supersized with some lovin on the side Just ask for what you want cause you're the one, you're the costumer [Verse 2:] If you got special needs Picky, you're hard to please You're particular bout what you like You're the costumer, it's always right Satisfaction is gauranteed Head to toe girl I'm quality See the window's full of me I got a real love policy

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