Relish - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈrelɪʃ|  American pronunciation of the word relish
Brit.  |ˈrɛlɪʃ|  British pronunciation of the word relish

noun

- vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment (syn: gusto, zest, zestfulness)
- spicy or savory condiment
- the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth (syn: flavor, flavour, nip, sapidity, savor, savour, smack, tang)

verb

- derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in(syn: bask, enjoy, savor, savour)

Examples

I like to eat hot dogs with mustard and relish.

She plays the role with great relish.

He took particular relish in pointing out my error.

I relish traveling to new places.

I don't relish the idea of working late tonight.

He relishes the chance to compete again.

She has little relish for sports.

This song lost its relish.

I don't relish confronting him.

I don't relish the idea.

The supper relished quite as well as any I ever ate in the Old Country.

I don't relish the thought of you walking home alone.

He relishes the chance to play Hamlet.

I ate with great relish, enjoying every bite.

a hot dog with mustard and relish

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: relish
he/she/it: relishes
present participle: relishing
past tense: relished
past participle: relished
noun
singular: relish
plural: relishes
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