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mouth-watering (adj.)

"enticing," literally "causing an increased flow of saliva in the mouth" (as at the mere sight of food by one who is hungry), 1822, from mouth (n.) + water (v.).

updated on March 24, 2019

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Definitions of mouth-watering from WordNet

mouth-watering (adj.)
pleasing to the sense of taste;
Synonyms: savory / savoury
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.

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