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Definition of the noun acquired taste
What does acquired taste mean as a name of something?
- a preference that is only acquired after considerable experience
Alternative definition of the noun acquired taste
- A taste which is not natural or innate, but which has developed through habit or learning.
- [idiomatic] Something that is appreciated only after having initially been regarded as unappealing or unpleasant; a person who is regarded as difficult or dislikable but of whom at least some have grown to approve.
- "Acquired Taste" is a musical album of Absynthe Minded.
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- "Acquired Taste" is a musical album of Delbert McClinton & Delbert McCinton.
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"Acquired Taste" a.k.a. "Acquired Taste$" is a book by Tom Moran.
- genre: Speculative fiction
- copyright: 2004-04
Acquired taste: An acquired taste often refers to an appreciation for a food or beverage that is unlikely to be enjoyed by a person who has not had substantial exposure to it, usually because of some unfamiliar aspect of the food or beverage, including a strong or strange odor, taste, or appearance. Acquired taste may also refer to aesthetic tastes, such as taste in music or other forms of art.
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by DASH, RAJENDRA KUMAR
an acquired taste [Idiom] Something one learns to like in course of time, if not immediately: Frequent tours on the job becomes an acquired taste for most of the medicine representatives. an arm and a leg [Idiom] ...
A dictionary of diet; being a practical treatise on all pabulary and nutritive substances, etc (1834)
by J. S. Forsyth
But there is, perhaps, no stronger proof of the force of habit in forming an acquired taste, to be met with in any part of the world, than in our own country, in the exchange of the natural and instinctive of a bland and sweet fluid, as milk, for the ...
by Martin H. Manser, Turton, Nigel D. Turton
acquired taste a liking for something as a result of much exposure to it. acquisition n acquiring; something acquired. acquisitive ad/ eager to acquire things. < ultimately Latin ad- to + quaerere to seek, ...
by Vijaya Kumar
acquaintance with get to know somebody not very well, and with difficulty ACQUIRE acquired taste liking for something which comes only after trying it for sometime Not many people enjoy cheese initially, since the taste is an acquired one.
by Gino Raymond
Acquired taste: The French origins of modern cooking. Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 1994. Pitte, J .-R. Gastronomie francaise: Histoire et géographie d 'une passion. [French gastronomy: History and geography of a ...
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