aftertaste

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n aftertaste an afterimage of a taste
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Aftertaste A taste which remains in the mouth after eating or drinking.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n aftertaste A gustatory sensation which persists after the stimulus that originally excited it has ceased to act.
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Usage

In literature:

Farther off the thin-lipped critic was brimming over with a benevolence which had an unpleasant aftertaste, as of milk turned sour.
"Nana, The Miller's Daughter, Captain Burle, Death of Olivier Becaille" by Emile Zola
The aftertaste of the liquor in his mouth nauseated him.
"The Breaking Point" by Mary Roberts Rinehart
Its poisonous smell and soapy aftertaste should lead to suspicion of this ivory dome; but nobody seems to mind them.
"The Life of the Fly" by J. Henri Fabre
Gwynplaine realized this now in the bitter aftertaste of that consent.
"The Man Who Laughs" by Victor Hugo
It is several hundred times sweeter than sugar, though it has also a slightly bitter aftertaste.
"Creative Chemistry" by Edwin E. Slosson
He had known nightmares before; none of them had left this aftertaste.
"Voodoo Planet" by Andrew North
In its insular state it leaves an aftertaste of vinegar.
"History of English Humour, Vol. 2 (of 2)" by Alfred Guy Kingan L'Estrange
Then he had aftertastes of understandings tolerably independent of words.
"The Tragic Muse" by Henry James
There was the softness of a bed under him and the bitter aftertaste of Migrainol on his tongue.
"Police Your Planet" by Lester del Rey
IN WHICH THERE IS A TASTE OF A LITTLE DINNER AND AN AFTERTASTE CHAPTER XXXI.
"The Works Of George Meredith A Linked Index to the Project Gutenberg Editions" by George Meredith
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In poetry:

Ah, the grey Dawn seems more than desolate,
And the past night of passion worse than waste,
Love but a useless flower, that soon or late,
Turns to a fruit with bitter aftertaste.
"The Window Overlooking The Harbour" by Laurence Hope

In news:

The Beach Channel's 'Taste of the Beach' leaves a good aftertaste .
Budweiser in 'Flight' leaves Anheuser-Busch with a bad aftertaste .
Potassium Chloride Improves its Aftertaste .
In A French Confection, A Hollywood Aftertaste .
Brewers 13, Astros 4: Bad aftertaste accompanies latest drubbing.
We love cigars, and we love the aftertaste of a cigar, but even we at Cigar Aficionado realize that not everyone in the world appreciates what a delicious double corona does to our breath.
Potassium Chloride Improves its Aftertaste.
A video trip through the many selves of memory, and euphoria with a melancholy aftertaste.
Disagreed about the product's "diet" flavor — one thought it had an aftertaste, the other did not.
"It's spicy and peppery with a fresh, tangy flavor - and a snappy aftertaste," said the master pastry chef and host of Food Network's "Sweet Genius.
Bell's Stout makes another appearance in the aromatic chocolate pudding, evoking a pleasantly bitter aftertaste.
Fish oil is an underused ingredient in the food industry because of its association with a strong odor and aftertaste.
Bacardi Grey Goose Spots Leave an Awful Aftertaste.
"Sipping rum has to have texture," he advises, noting that cocktail-centric rums don't have that smooth aftertaste called "length".
"It's similar to salt , but not as salty and leaves a bitter, metallic aftertaste.".
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