━━ n. 味, 風味, 味覚; （普通a ～） ひと口［なめ］; 試食 ((of)); （a ～） 経験 ((of)); 好み, 嗜好, 趣味 ((for, in)); 審美眼 ((for)); 趣, 風情.
a bad [nasty] taste in the [one's] mouth 悪いあと味［印象］.
in good [bad, poor] taste 上［下］品で.
to taste 好みに応じて.
to …'s taste 人の好みに合って.
taste bud 【解】（舌面の）味蕾(みらい).
taste・ful ━━ a. 風流な; 上品な.
taste・less ━━ a. 味のない, 趣［品］のない.
tast・er ━━ n. 味［酒］きき ((人)).
tast・y ━━ a. うまい; 趣味のよい; 〔話〕 面白い; 〔英話〕 （女性が）性的魅力のある.
- The sense that distinguishes the sweet, sour, salty, and bitter qualities of dissolved substances in contact with the taste buds on the tongue.
- This sense in combination with the senses of smell and touch, which together receive a sensation of a substance in the mouth.
- The sensation of sweet, sour, salty, or bitter qualities produced by or as if by a substance placed in the mouth.
- The unified sensation produced by any of these qualities plus a distinct smell and texture; flavor.
- A distinctive perception as if by the sense of taste: an experience that left a bad taste in my mouth.
- The act of tasting.
- A small quantity eaten or tasted.
- A limited or first experience; a sample: “Thousands entered the war, got just a taste of it, and then stepped out” (Mark Twain).
- A personal preference or liking: a taste for adventure.
- The faculty of discerning what is aesthetically excellent or appropriate.
- A manner indicative of the quality of such discernment: a room furnished with superb taste.
- The sense of what is proper, seemly, or least likely to give offense in a given social situation.
- A manner indicative of the quality of this sense.
- Obsolete. The act of testing; trial.
taste was found in the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary at the entries listed below.