Toothsomely
Toothsome Tooth"some, a. Grateful to the taste; palatable. -- {Tooth"some*ly}, adv. -- {Tooth"some*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

Though less toothsome to me, they were more wholesome for me. --Fuller. [1913 Webster]


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  • toothsomely — adverb see toothsome …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • toothsomely — See toothsome. * * * …   Universalium

  • toothsomely — adverb In a toothsome manner …   Wiktionary

  • toothsomely — tooth·some·ly …   English syllables

  • toothsomely — adverb : in a toothsome manner * * * toothˈsomely adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑tooth …   Useful english dictionary

  • toothsome — toothsomely, adv. toothsomeness, n. /toohth seuhm/, adj. 1. pleasing to the taste; palatable: a toothsome dish. 2. pleasing or desirable, as fame or power. 3. voluptuous; sexually alluring: a toothsome blonde. [1545 55; TOOTH + SOME1] * * * …   Universalium

  • toothsome — adjective Date: 1551 1. a. agreeable, attractive b. sexually attractive < a toothsome blonde > 2. of palatable flavor and pleasing texture ; delicious < crisp toothsome fried chicken > Synonyms: see palatable …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • toothsomeness — See toothsomely. * * * …   Universalium

  • toothsome — adjective 1》 (of food) temptingly tasty. 2》 informal (of a person) attractive; alluring. Derivatives toothsomely adverb toothsomeness noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • toothsome — /ˈtuθsəm/ (say toohthsuhm) adjective pleasing to the taste; palatable: a toothsome dish. {tooth + some1} –toothsomely, adverb –toothsomeness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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