Translation of "taste" - English-Turkish dictionary


noun uk us /teɪst/
FOOD [ C, U ]

B1 the flavour of a particular food in your mouth

tat, lezzet
a sweet/bitter taste
It's got quite a strong taste.

B2 the ability to feel different flavours in your mouth

tat, tat alma, lezzet
When you've got a cold you often lose your sense of taste.
a taste

a small amount of food that you have in order to try it

tadımlık, yudum
Could I have just a taste of the sauce?

B2 the particular things you like, such as styles of music, clothes, decoration, etc

zevk, haz, hoşlanma
I don't like his taste in music.
It's okay, but it's not really to my taste.

the ability to judge what is attractive or suitable, especially in things related to art, style, beauty, etc

beğeni, zevk, tad alma, haz duyma
Everything in his house is beautiful - he's got very good taste.
be in good taste

to be acceptable in a way that will not upset or anger people

uygun/hoş/güzel olmak
be in bad/poor taste

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

uygunsuz/tatsız/iğrenç olmak
He told a joke about a plane crash which I thought was in rather poor taste.
a taste for sth

when you like or enjoy something

hoşlanma, zevk
I've developed a bit of a taste for opera.
taste of sth

B2 when you do or experience something new for a short time

yeni bir zevk/tat/beğeni
That was my first taste of Mexican culture.

(Translation of “taste noun” from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary English–Turkish © Cambridge University Press)