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appetizing

[OED, exciting a desire or longing, esp. for food] adj. (of persons) appealing. (Exuma) 

◊ The Bahamian usage of appetizing carries no connotation of sexual attraction as popular American and British usage often does.

Tags: adjective

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Last update: 2010-08-23 00:39
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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