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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (inviting)
a. appetizing
Esa lasaña se ve apetitosa. ¿Cuánto cuesta?That lasagna looks appetizing. How much does it cost?
b. appetising (United Kingdom)
Mi madre hizo un apetitoso pastel de chocolate para mi cumpleaños.My mother made an appetising chocolate cake for my birthday.
c. tempting
El postre se ve apetitoso, pero ya estoy lleno.The dessert looks tempting, but I'm already full.
d. mouth-watering
¿Puedo comer un trozo de la tarta de queso? Se ve apetitosa.Can I have a slice of the cheesecake? It looks mouth-watering.
e. mouthwatering
La pizza se veía apetitosa y estaba deliciosa.The pizza was mouthwatering and tasted delicious.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
a. attractive
"El guardavidas tiene un cuerpo apetitoso", le dijo Sofia a su amiga."The lifeguard has an attractive body," said Sofia to her friend.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (comida)
a. appetizing, tempting
2. (oferta, empleo)
a. tempting
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
1 (gustoso) appetizing; (sabroso) tasty; (tentador) tempting; attractive
2 (comilón) fond of good food
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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