[noun] the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus; "the candy left him with a bad taste"; "the melon had a delicious taste" Synonyms: sensation, gustatory sensation, perception, gustatory perception
[noun] a strong liking; "my own preference is for good literature"; "the Irish have a penchant for blarney" Synonyms: preference, penchant, predilection
[noun] delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values); "arrogance and lack of taste contributed to his rapid success"; "to ask at that particular time was the ultimate in bad taste" Synonyms: appreciation, discernment, perceptiveness
[noun] a brief experience of something; "he got a taste of life on the wild side"; "she enjoyed her brief taste of independence"
[noun] a small amount eaten or drunk; "take a taste Synonyms: mouthful