AskDefine | Define distasteful

Dictionary Definition

distasteful adj
1 not pleasing in odor or taste [syn: unsavory, unsavoury]
2 highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust; "a disgusting smell"; "distasteful language"; "a loathsome disease"; "the idea of eating meat is repellent to me"; "revolting food"; "a wicked stench" [syn: disgusting, disgustful, foul, loathly, loathsome, repellent, repellant, repelling, revolting, skanky, wicked, yucky]

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Pronunciation

Adjective

distasteful
  1. Having a bad or foul taste
  2. (fig.) unpleasant
    Scrubbing the floors was a distasteful duty to perform.

Antonyms

Translations

Having a bad or foul taste
unpleasant

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