Definition Of savor


a characteristic taste, flavor, or smell, especially a pleasant one.

the subtle savor of wood smoke

have a suggestion or trace of (something, especially something bad).

their genuflections savored of superstition and popery

taste (good food or drink) and enjoy it completely.

gourmets will want to savor our game specialties

Example Of savor

  • A spoon of wood or plastic leaves the savor intact.

  • Arun shook his head and forced more of his savorless meal into his mouth.

  • As he wanted to stay a moment and savour the scene, he leaned against the thick trunk of the sturdy oak behind him.

  • But England take the log of dropped catches to seven, most savouring of insufficient concentration rather than inadequate technique, of players contemplating their second innings rather than Australia's.

  • Do not gulp down your food; savor each mouthful and chew well before you swallow.

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