toothsome adj : extremely pleasing to the sense of taste [syn: delectable, delicious, luscious, pleasant-tasting, scrumptious, yummy]
- 1908: Lucy
Maud Montgomery, Anne
of Green Gables
- "It's a lot nicer than going round by the road; that is so dusty and hot" said Diana practically, peeping into her dinner basket and mentally calculating if the three juicy, toothsome, raspberry tarts reposing there were divided among ten girls, how many bites each girl would have.
- 1908: Lucy Maud Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables
- Sexually attractive.
acceptable, adorable, agreeable, ambrosial, appetizing, attractive, dainty, delectable, delicate, delicious, delightful, desirable, enviable, exciting, exquisite, flavorsome, good, good to eat, good-tasting, gustable, gusty, juicy, likable, lovable, luscious, lush, mouth-watering, nectareous, nectarous, nice, of gourmet quality, palatable, pleasant, pleasing, provocative, relishing, sapid, savorous, savory, scrumptious, seductive, succulent, taking, tantalizing, tasteful, tasty, tempting, to be desired, toothy, unobjectionable, winning, worth having, yummy