appealing to or stimulating the appetite; savory.
When Sweeney first meets the baker, her business is in the dumps and her pies are less than appetizing.
12 Craziest Pie Scenes Marlow Stern November 20, 2011
Few aromas are as appetizing as the commingling of sautéing onions and grilling beef.
The Perfect Cheesesteak Tom McAllister May 17, 2010
We don’t always feel equal passion for an idea,” says Michelle, “but personally working together is so appetizing.
The Great Marriage Behind ‘The Good Wife’ Jason Lynch March 8, 2014
However, the little meal was so appetizing, and the guest seemed so frankly appreciative, that conversation soon flowed freely.
A Thousand Ways to Please a Husband Louise Bennett Weaver
This you will find an extremely delicate and appetizing dish.
Her Father’s Daughter Gene Stratton-Porter
Here an appetizing supper had been laid ready upon the table and a couple of tallow candles burned in pewter sconces.
The Laughing Cavalier Baroness Orczy
Trapper Jim showed them how to cook some of the venison in a most appetizing way.
With Trapper Jim in the North Woods Lawrence J. Leslie
Mary exclaimed as she ate with a relish the appetizing soup.
The Phantom Town Mystery Carol Norton
One day we will have most appetizing bowls of fish and rice.
Concerning Cats Helen M. Winslow
This was amusing to me, and furnished the flies with healthful, appetizing exercise, but was bad for Dick’s soul.
The Forest Stewart Edward White
pleasing or stimulating to the appetite; delicious; tasty
“exciting desire or hunger,” 1650s, from appetite on model of present participle adjective forms in -ing.
apphia increasing, a female Christian at Colosse (Philemon 1:2), supposed by some to have been the wife of Philemon. Historical Examples apphia was probably Philemon’s wife and Archippus perhaps his son. The Literature and History of New Testament Times J. Gresham (John Gresham) Machen
Adolphe [French a-dawlf] /French aˈdɔlf/ (Show IPA), 1862–1928, Swiss stage designer and theatrical producer. Historical Examples Without the immortal city, along the Appia Via, there dwelt a singular and romantic visionary, of the name of Volktman. Godolphin, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton Down the Via Appia, toward Campania, where was their only safety, poured the panic-stricken company. […]
- Appian way
an ancient Roman highway extending from Rome to Brundisium (now Brindisi): begun 312 b.c. by Appius Claudius Caecus. About 350 miles (565 km) long. Historical Examples He urged his horse faster toward the gate that opened upon the Appian Way; boldness and speed were all that could save them. The Lion’s Brood Duffield Osborne The […]
- Appii forum
appii forum i.e., “the market of Appius” (Acts 28:15, R.V.), a town on the road, the “Appian Way,” from Rome to Brundusium. It was 43 miles from Rome. Here Paul was met by some Roman Christians on his way to the capital. It was natural that they should halt here and wait for him, because […]