flavor: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (flā'vur), [key]
— n.
  1. taste, esp. the distinctive taste of something as it is experienced in the mouth.
  2. a substance or extract that provides a particular taste; flavoring.
  3. the characteristic quality of a thing: He captured the flavor of the experience in his book.
  4. a particular quality noticeable in a thing: language with a strong nautical flavor.
  5. any of the six labels given to the distinct kinds of quark: up, down, strange, charm, bottom, and top.
  6. smell, odor, or aroma.
  1. to give flavor to (something).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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