1. [ adjective ] morally respectable or inoffensive
Synonyms: inoffensive savoury

"a past that was scarcely savory"

Related terms: unsavory
2. [ noun ] (food) either of two aromatic herbs of the mint family
Synonyms: savoury
Related terms: herb winter_savory summer_savory
3. [ noun ] (botany) any of several aromatic herbs or subshrubs of the genus Satureja having spikes of flowers attractive to bees
Related terms: herb winter_savory summer_savory Satureja
4. [ adjective ] (food) pleasing to the sense of taste
Synonyms: savoury tasty mouth-watering
Related terms: appetizing
5. [ noun ] (botany) dwarf aromatic shrub of Mediterranean regions
Synonyms: Micromeria_juliana
Related terms: herb Micromeria
6. [ adjective ] (food) having an agreeably pungent taste
Synonyms: savoury spicy zesty piquant
Related terms: tasteful
7. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 17155
8. [ noun ] (food) an aromatic or spicy dish served at the end of dinner or as an hors d'oeuvre
Synonyms: savoury
Related terms: dainty
Similar spelling:   savor