American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Appealing to or stimulating the appetite.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Exciting an appetite; giving a relish for food: as, “it could not be very appetizing,” Mrs. Gaskell. Hence— Stimulating or awakening any desire; exciting interest or curiosity.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Exciting appetite.
- adv. So as to excite appetite.
- adj. appealing to or stimulating the appetite especially in appearance or aroma
- Calque of French appétissant, -ant being equivalent to -ing. See also appetite (Wiktionary)
“They are what I call appetizing," she said quaintly.”
“We'll pit these two odors one against the other," he remarked; "though I am bound to admit that the only time a frying fish does really smell good and appetizing is when it has been dead about twenty minutes, and is cooking over a camp-fire.”
“Well, there probably won't be any crumpets, but I might bring some kind of totally unappetizing wheat-free treats (I call the appetizing ones chocolate bars and Skittles but I am trying to stop eating them as a replacement for bread).”
“A smoked-fish platter takes almost no time to prepare, but delivers lush flavors that can make even shy guests elbow their way to the buffet no wonder Jewish seafood specialty shops have traditionally been called "appetizing stores".”
“Minick called appetizing, and a great coil of smooth dark hair.”
“By filtering sunlight and mixing selected wavelengths in what Keats calls "appetizing combinations" for plants that are used to savagely foraging on whatever solar sustenance they can find, Keats is humorously reminding a gluttonous humanity how much it takes its flora for granted.”
“Apple, however, didn't find the idea appetizing and slapped a "no user functionality" stamp on it.”
“The outer chocolate coating is thin, with faint striations on the top to give it that "appetizing" look that a clod of chocolate just doesn't have.”
“Make them look appetizing, meaning, you know, have apples lying out on the counter.”
“He gambled freely, drank heavily and gave midnight champagne suppers enlivened by "appetizing" vaudeville, to prominent ladies of the demi-monde.”
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