palatable

pal|at|a|ble [ˈpælətəbəl] adj
1.) palatable food or drink has a pleasant or acceptable taste
a very palatable wine
2.) an idea, suggestion etc that is palatable is acceptable
≠ ↑unpalatable palatable to
They changed the wording of the advertisement to make it more palatable to women.
The truth, as always, is slightly less palatable.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • Palatable — Pal a*ta*ble, a. [From {Palate}.] Agreeable to the palate or taste; savory; hence, acceptable; pleasing; as, palatable food; palatable advice. Opposite of {unpalatable}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • palatable — I adjective acceptable, agreeable, ambrosial, ambrosian, amenable, appetizing, becoming, causing pleasure, cibarious, comestible, congenial, delectable, delicate, delicious, delightful, drinkable, dulcet, dulcis, eatable, edible, enjoyable,… …   Law dictionary

  • palatable — ● palatable adjectif Se dit d un aliment qui procure une sensation agréable lors de sa consommation …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • palatable — (adj.) 1660s, good tasting, from PALATE (Cf. palate) + ABLE (Cf. able). Figurative use from 1680s. Related: Palatability …   Etymology dictionary

  • palatable — [adj] delicious, agreeable acceptable, A OK*, aperitive, appetizing, attractive, cool, copacetic, delectable, delightful, divine, enjoyable, fair, flavorsome, good tasting, heavenly, home cooking*, luscious, mellow, mouthwatering, peachy,… …   New thesaurus

  • palatable — ► ADJECTIVE 1) pleasant to taste. 2) (of an action or proposal) acceptable. DERIVATIVES palatability noun palatably adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • palatable — [pal′it ə bəl] adj. [ PALAT(E) + ABLE] 1. pleasant or acceptable to the taste; fit to be eaten or drunk 2. acceptable to the mind palatability n. palatableness palatably adv …   English World dictionary

  • palatable — palatability, palatableness, n. palatably, adv. /pal euh teuh beuhl/, adj. 1. acceptable or agreeable to the palate or taste; savory: palatable food. 2. acceptable or agreeable to the mind or feelings: palatable ideas. [1660 70; PALATE + ABLE]… …   Universalium

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