American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Acceptable to the taste; sufficiently agreeable in flavor to be eaten.
- adj. Acceptable or agreeable to the mind or sensibilities: a palatable solution to the problem.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Agreeable to the taste or palate; savory; such as may be relished, either literally or figuratively.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Agreeable to the palate or taste; savory; hence, acceptable; pleasing.
- adj. acceptable to the taste or mind
- palate + -able (Wiktionary)
“I would add that one other things ISPs can and WILL do to make this palatable is exclude bandwidth from select partners – such as iTunes, Hulu and others that cut ISPs in on revenue.”
“A better way of making old wine more palatable is to pur it over clingfilm/saran wrap into a decanter/large glass and drink from tere. the long chain polymers of the film (polythene to be precise) bind to 2,4,6-trichloranisole (the chemical that makes wine smell musty/old - abbreviated to TCA) and, for a better word, refreshes it.”
“If not, our elections will always be won by candidates who know how to present the most untruths in palatable forms.”
“Octavia Butler was the first widely read African American woman science fiction writer, and her works wrapped up complex treatments of gender and race in palatable, fast-paced sf stories.”
“He advocates referring to "trial lawyers" as "public-protection attorneys," replacing "taxes" with "membership fees," and generally couching the entire Democratic message in palatable — even deceptive — language in order to simplify large ideas and disguise them behind innocent but powerful-sounding phrases.”
“He believed that in order to make a third term palatable there must be an interval of another and different administration.”
“The feeling that you’re regurgitating what’s gone before and just part of an endless feedback of making crap pop singles or oldies palatable is one of the reasons I don’t make many mashups unless I have a good reason (political/humour) and a message to do so.”
“In other words, corn is made up of mostly complex carbohydrates that will produce energy, and it is very palatable, which is why deer come to it continually.”
“The situation is far from palatable, which is why Stephanie Bernstein founded To-Go Ware.”
“Now, I like BBQ, but let's face it, it's cheap meat cooked to be palatable, which is fine.”
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