Synonyms of savory


1. savory, herb, herbaceous plant

usage: any of several aromatic herbs or subshrubs of the genus Satureja having spikes of flowers attractive to bees

2. savory, Micromeria juliana, herb, herbaceous plant

usage: dwarf aromatic shrub of Mediterranean regions

3. savory, savoury, herb

usage: either of two aromatic herbs of the mint family

4. savory, savoury, dainty, delicacy, goody, kickshaw, treat

usage: an aromatic or spicy dish served at the end of dinner or as an hors d'oeuvre


1. savory (vs. unsavory), savoury

usage: morally wholesome or acceptable; "a past that was scarcely savory"

2. piquant, savory, savoury, spicy, zesty, tasty (vs. tasteless)

usage: having an agreeably pungent taste

3. mouth-watering, savory, savoury, appetizing (vs. unappetizing), appetising

usage: pleasing to the sense of taste

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Definition and meaning of savory (Dictionary)