American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of or relating to the sense of taste.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to gustation or tasting.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Pertaining to, or subservient to, the sense of taste.
- adj. of or relating to gustation
- From Latin gustus ("taste"). (Wiktionary)
“On first seeing his beloved: "She was if the word gustatory had grown legs and got a dress.”
“But anyone who has savored a really good artisanal cheese or enjoyed a local wine with a personality all its own knows that certain gustatory pleasures depend o n place more than process.”
“But anyone who has savored a really good artisanal cheese or enjoyed a local wine with a personality all its own knows that certain gustatory pleasures depend on place more than process.”
“The peripheral gustatory or taste organs consist of certain modified epithelial cells arranged in flask-shaped groups termed gustatory calyculi (taste-buds), which are found on the tongue and adjacent parts.”
“The so-called gustatory qualities of the humours are these: -- sweetness, pungency, bitterness, astringency, acerbity, sourness, saltness, fattiness, stickiness; for taste is capable of discriminating all these.”
“I'm a pretty adventurous eater, so given the right chef, I wouldn't hesitate to give Asian carp a gustatory chance.”
“Condensed to an hour from more than 30 hours of continuous shooting, the film thrives on a vibrant array of street characters, rubber-boned dance moves, conga grooves and abundant gustatory pleasures.”
“Since the presence of a large-screen TV is a given, Pete has two obligations as host: to provide a pleasing gustatory experience aka "good eats", and to ensure that costs don't get out of control.”
“Each of Fresson's pastries has the same simple visual and gustatory elegance.”
“If you are deeply disturbed by the sinister implications, both corporate and gustatory, imagine my shock as I reeled out of the supermarket, my mind awhirl with the grisliest of possibilities, only to come upon this terrible scene at the docks, mere minutes away (click to enlarge):”
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