Having a desirable flavor or smell that stimulates the appetite.
Derived from the latin word 'appetere' meaning 'to seek, to desire, to long for'. it was first used in english in the mid-17th century to describe something that excites the desire or taste.
- The aroma of freshly baked bread was truly appetizing.
- The food was beautifully presented and looked appetizing.
- The savory dishes were quite appetizing and had everyone's mouth watering.
- The bright yellow of the lemon tart was so appetizing.
- The steam from the hot soup made the air smell appetizing.