Translation of "taste" - English-Spanish dictionary

taste

noun uk /teɪst/

B1 the flavour of a particular food in your mouth

sabor
a bitter taste
It ‘s got a very strong taste.

[ no plural ] the ability to feel different flavours in your mouth

gusto
When you have a cold you often lose your sense of taste.

the particular things you like, such as styles of music, clothes, decoration, etc.

gusto
I don’t like his taste in music.
be in bad/poor taste

to be unacceptable in a way that will upset or anger people

ser de mal gusto
He told a joke about a plane crash which I thought was in rather poor taste.
verb uk /teɪst/ (present participle tasting, past tense and past participle tasted)
taste funny, good, sweet, etc.

B1 If food tastes a particular way, it has that flavour.

saber raro, bien, dulce, etc.
This sauce tastes strange.
These biscuits taste like soap.

B1 to put food or drink in your mouth to find out what its flavour is like

probar
I always taste food while I’m cooking it.
→ Phrasal verbs taste of something

(Translation of “taste” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

taste

verb /teist/

to be aware of, or recognize, the flavour/flavor of something

notar/sentir el sabor
I can taste ginger in this cake.

to test or find out the flavour/flavor or quality of (food etc) by eating or drinking a little of it

probar, degustar
Please taste this and tell me if it is too sweet.

to have a particular flavour/flavor or other quality that is noticed through the act of tasting

saber (a)
This milk tastes sour
The sauce tastes of garlic.

to eat (food) especially with enjoyment

saborear
I haven’t tasted such a delicious curry for ages.

to experience

experimentar, probar, conocer
He tasted the delights of country life.
tasteful adjective

showing good judgement or taste

de buen gusto
a tasteful flower arrangement.
tastefully adverb

con gusto
The living room was tastefully decorated.
tastefulness noun

buen gusto
tasteless adjective

lacking flavour/flavor

insípido
tasteless food.

showing a lack of good taste or judgement

de mal gusto
tasteless behaviour/behavior.
tastelessly adverb

sin gusto
tastelessness noun

falta de sabor, insipidez; mal gusto
-tasting suffix

having a (particular kind of) taste

de sabor…, con sabor a…
a sweet-tasting liquid.
tasty adjective (comparative tastier, superlative tastiest)

having a good, especially savoury/savory, flavour/flavor

sabroso
tasty food.
tastiness noun

sabor, lo sabroso
the tastiness of the food/meal.

(Translation of “taste” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)