- n either of two aromatic herbs of the mint family
- n an aromatic or spicy dish served at the end of dinner or as an hors d'oeuvre
- a morally wholesome or acceptable
- s having an agreeably pungent taste
- s pleasing to the sense of taste
- She had always understood, she said, that rats made savoury eating if a man were hungry.
- Such are the dungeons above which rise the proud castles of the tyrants, and from them is to be seen the curling savoury smoke of their banquets.
- There is in every cook 's opinion No savoury dish without an onion; But lest your kissing should be spoiled The onion must be thoroughly boiled.
- Kevin Rudd in The Age
I think it was a party pie, something like that, a savoury something,Mr Rudd told reporters. "All I know is whether it was that, or whether it was a stomach bug, the consequences were graphic."
- White in The National
Whyte argues that Hearst merely had a feel for the spirit of the time: "It was an age of sensation. The public space was awash in febrile emotions:. Hearst did not set the mood, but he revelled in it and amply exposed its less savoury dimensions to...
- Catherine Zeta-Jones in Glasgow Sunday Mail
Catherine said: "I am a savoury girl - I love things like a good roast. I like Scottish smoked salmon. If I was on a desert island and could only have one dish it would be brown bread with a little butter, Scottish smoked salmon, lemon, pepper and...