Definitions

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  • n. The state or condition of being toothsome.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or character of being toothsome; pleasantness to the taste.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. extreme appetizingness

Etymologies

toothsome +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • a feast that might vie in "toothsomeness" if not in elegance with the best ever elaborated by the celebrated caterer.

    Self-Raised

  • The truth is, despite the toothsomeness of his campaign slogan, we are not yet the people we have been waiting for.

    Sam Harris: What Barack Obama Could Not (and Should Not) Say

  • Yet the lightness comes with no sacrifice of toothsomeness, if you know what I mean.

    Toast:

  • Bring tomato mixture to a simmer and cook for about 10 minutes, or until pasta is done to your degree of toothsomeness.

    Great Plain

  • I've noticed that the 2 free range chickens which I get each month from the neighbor of my CSA farmer, delivered one week each month with my vegs, have, in addition to excellent flavor, a welcome toothsomeness.

    Summerfood

  • The outer surface of the cookie was smooth and crisp, the interior was like almond sponge candy, soft, but with just a little bit of toothsomeness.

    Cook-Through Blogging

  • Well, ok, the crocodile is negotiable, but I really want some sort of literary toothsomeness in those first pages.

    Archive 2006-05-21

  • The toothsomeness of the pork-belly versus the light flavors and crunch of the pickles and scallion was perfect, each becoming more for the contrast.

    Top Ten New Chefs '06

  • Risotto with Barolo and Castelmango: these ingredients come together to become a homogenization of the earth of Barolo, the nuttiness of Castelmango cheese and the creamy starches and toothsomeness of the Arborio.

    Del Posto: 933 brunillian stars

  • They had that egg-y toothsomeness that made them fun to bite with your front teeth.

    Truffles

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