15+ Slang Words For Tasty (And Other Related Words)

Having something tasty is the joy of one's gastronomic senses. The combination of flavors, aroma of spices, and presentation of food all contribute to the flavorful experience. Don't forget to use the slang words for tasty below on your next food escapade. 

Slang Words for Tasty (in Alphabetical Order)

Blimp Out

Meaning:

  • (Verb) A street slang for getting fat.

  • Example: Nessa is starting to blimp out because of her Mom’s tasty cooking.


Choc a Bloc

Meaning:

  • (Noun) An Australian slang for being very full.
  • Example: I was hadn't been as choc-a-bloc in a long time as in last Friday's buffet dinner.

Comfort Food

Meaning:

  • (Noun) A certain food or dish one feats on down times.
  • Example: Pizza is a lot of people's comfort food.

Eat Like a Horse

Meaning:

  • (Verb) Like how horses chew on a lot of grass and hay, “to eat like a horse” is to eat tasty food in huge amounts.
  • Example: After being free of her diet, Jennie wants to eat like a horse for the day.

Finger-Licking

Meaning:

  • (Verb) A humorous and hyperbolic term for food that tastes so good one ends up licking the tips of their fingers to make the taste linger on their taste buds.
  • Example: That was one heck of a finger-licking pie. You should give me the recipe.

Flavorsome

Meaning:

  • (Adjective) To have a burst of flavors from the dish tasted.
  • Example: This flavorsome beef wellington rivals that of Michelin-star restaurants.

Full of Bite

Meaning:

  • (Noun) To grab a big share out of a single bite of food.
  • Example: Rachel didn’t resent her full of bite of the risotto because it was unlike anything she has ever tasted.

Mouth-Watering

Meaning:

  • (Adjective) Drawing on the image of salivating, having appetizing food induces this reaction.
  • Example: My grandmother is trying out those mouth-watering TV recipes for Christmas dinner.

Nummers

Meaning:

  • (Adjective) A child-like way of speaking “yummy”. 
  • Example: Five-year old Felicia won’t be fooled to eating her vegetables even if her Mother called them absolute nummers.

Snacktacular

Meaning:

  • (Adjective) A play on words for “snack” and “spectacular” put together.
  • Example: South Korea has a lot of snacktacular treats. Have you tried their sour milk and “gimbap”?

Sweet Tooth

Meaning:

  • (Noun) A person with a lot of affection for desserts and sweet confections.
  • Example: Jerry has such a sweet tooth that he can eat a whole cake for lunch.

Toothsome

Meaning:

  • (Adjective) Referring to food so captivating and tasty.
  • Example: Janine’s a picky eater but she remarked that my mother’s food is toothsome.

Tucker

Meaning:

  • (Noun) Another Australian slang but is dated back to the mid-17th century. “Tuckers” means food that originally meant to be “tucked away” in one’s stomach.
  • Example: Mrs. Harris tasty tuckers energized everyone for the study session.

Wolf Food Down

Meaning:

  • (Verb) To eat tasty food hurriedly like how wolves ravage on their prey.
  • Example: Koko wolfs food down so he can play right away.

Yum-Yum

Meaning:

  • (Adjective) Another childlike term for tasty food.
  • Example: The chocolate chip cookies are an absolute yum-yum, aren’t they?

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