tasteless Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “tasteless” in the English Dictionary

"tasteless" in British English

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tastelessadjective

uk   us   /ˈteɪst.ləs/

tasteless adjective (LIKELY TO UPSET)

C2 likely to ​upset someone: tasteless ​jokes

tasteless adjective (NO FLAVOUR)

C1 having no ​flavour: The ​meat was ​dry and tasteless.

tasteless adjective (NOT STYLISH)

C2 not ​stylish: the tasteless ​decor in the ​house
tastelessly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
(Definition of tasteless from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"tasteless" in American English

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tastelessadjective

 us   /ˈteɪst·ləs/

tasteless adjective (JUDGMENT)

showing such ​badjudgment as to be ​offensive: They ​received hundreds of ​complaints after he told a tasteless ​joke on TV.

tasteless adjective (FLAVOR)

(of ​food) not ​producing any ​flavors or ​feeling in the ​mouth that ​tells you what is being ​eaten: The ​soup was ​watery and tasteless.
(Definition of tasteless from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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