from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Chiefly Brit. same as flavored; -- of foods.

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  • adjective Having a specific taste, generally by addition of flavouring.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of flavour.


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  • ­English breakfast "flavoured crisp, but the result was disappointing, to say the least, because it relied on various ­flavoured powders.

    The Guardian World News 2010

  • Alice must have had a dull time of it, for while the room rang with merry jests in Latin, flavoured sometimes with a little Greek, and even the children could join in the laughter, she alone was ignorant of the matter, and felt as a deaf man feels when he watches people dancing to music that he cannot hear.

    The Red Book of Heroes Mrs. Lang 1909

  • Back we go to something stickier: a soft, doughy, suet-like pudding the size of a £2 coin flavoured with truffle, surrounded by an umami-rich truffle broth, which is translucent but deep and intense.

    Restaurant review: L'Enclume 2011

  • I don't like when people call my flavoured water "juice".

    Grievances. Jay 2008

  • I don't like when people call my flavoured water "juice".

    Archive 2008-07-01 Jay 2008

  • It tastes like the chocolate itself is raisin flavoured, which is why I prefer the similar but much less raisiny Fruit and Nut from Cadbury.

    Serious Eats 2009

  • In recent years, beverage companies have raced to develop new drinks, such as flavoured bottled water, sports drinks and teas, to make up for declines in sales of sugary soft drinks.

    Introducing ‘Negative-Calorie’ Green Tea | Impact Lab 2006

  • No "flavoured" teas, just really good Taiwanese and Chinese tea.

    Mariage Frères Tea; I am officially converted. Michele 2005

  • Secondly the results are usually 'flavoured' according to local market preferences such as language and local content.

    British Blogs renaissance chambara | Ged Carroll 2010

  • It's possible that for US audiences his bland, fleeting performances in family movies are effectively magnified and "flavoured" by memories of his ferocious standup set - a flavour unavailable to the British public.

    Blogposts | Peter Bradshaw 2010


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