DICT.TW Dictionary Taiwan

Search for:
[Show options]
[Pronunciation] [Help] [Database Info] [Server Info]

3 definitions found

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 dis·taste·ful /(ˌ)dɪsˈtestfəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·taste·ful a.
 1. Unpleasant or disgusting to the taste; nauseous; loathsome.
 2. Offensive; displeasing to the feelings; disagreeable; as, a distasteful truth.
    Distasteful answer, and sometimes unfriendly actions.   --Milton.
 3. Manifesting distaste or dislike; repulsive. Distasteful looks.”
 Syn: -- Nauseous; unsavory; unpalatable; offensive; displeasing; dissatisfactory; disgusting.
 - Dis*taste*ful*ly, adv. -- Dis*taste*ful*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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]