Definition of flavoured in English:


(US flavored)


  • 1(of food or drink) having a particular flavour.

    in combination ‘the peanut oil is light but fairly full-flavoured’
    • ‘It is a bland dish and may be accompanied by salted fish or other strongly flavoured food to provide contrast.’
    • ‘This was a strong flavoured starter, with a good balance of tastes.’
    • ‘His favourite, the Colston Bassett Stilton, comes from a small dairy in Nottinghamshire which only uses milk from five village farms, and so produces very creamy full flavoured cheese.’
    • ‘The meal began with succulent fresh oysters, pan-fried quickly with a light breading, and served on a plate drizzled with a lightly flavoured sauce.’
    • ‘Restaurateurs are probably right in thinking Shanghainese do not like intensely flavoured food.’
    • ‘My mother bought me some earlier in the year and it is a very delicately flavoured tea.’
    • ‘Smiling caterers, in long white robes, served delicious spiced lamb, chicken, mounds of delicately flavoured rice and plump dates and figs.’
    • ‘The unique flavoured meat of the seaweed-eating North Ronaldsay sheep has made its way onto one of the finest menus in the UK.’
    • ‘Both of these Indian places have great, intensely flavoured food - and what could be better the next day than leftover Indian takeout?’
    • ‘The intensely flavoured sauce went better with the fragrant pigeon than the lighter tasting lobster.’
    • ‘Some modern factories use cow's milk, which is cheaper and produces a milder flavoured cheese, although Loula continues the time-honoured method using only goat's milk.’
    • ‘Strongly flavoured foods such as garlic, onion and spices produce a smell long before bacterial action sets in.’
    • ‘We chose these varieties because of their resistance to a number of diseases, as well as good yields of well flavoured fruit.’
    • ‘The food, a thick, richly flavoured stew, was excellent.’
    • ‘Each soup was strongly flavoured and delicious.’
    • ‘Use a strongly flavoured drink, such as apple juice or fruit squash, so that you can easily distinguish it from sea water.’
    • ‘I always feel that rosé makes an ideal accompaniment to lightly flavoured curries.’
    • ‘Don't be put off by the jokey name, as it really is a treat with roasts or a heavily flavoured stew.’
    • ‘It's a big beast of a wine and will match up well with richly flavoured meat dishes.’
    • ‘Attention to detail matched with unfussy yet vibrantly flavored foods may seem contradictory, but, in the hands of this chef, the combination attests to the success of his cooking philosophy.’
    1. 1.1 (of food or drink) having been given a particular taste by the addition of a flavouring.
      in combination ‘chicken breasts poached in lemon-flavoured stock’
      • ‘Here we go, the ‘not to be drunk’ list includes cordials, soft drinks, tonic water, fruit juice drinks or flavoured milk.’
      • ‘Squashes, fizzy drinks, flavoured milk and juice drinks are unsuitable for babies as they contain sugars.’
      • ‘There is also a growing market for new soft drinks such as clear, healthy-looking flavoured waters, herbal waters and teas, with a baffling range of flavours to choose from.’
      • ‘You mean those highly alcoholic flavored liquor drinks?’
      • ‘Most of the available fountain soft drink providers offer a line of plain and flavored teas.’
      • ‘According to a study published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, children who drink flavored milk consume more milk and have higher calcium intakes than those who don't.’
      • ‘In addition, new products with added value such as flavored milk drinks and powdered milk enriched with calcium, vitamins or iron, achieved increasingly wide distribution.’
      • ‘Adding a touch of flavored coffee to your regular coffee beans adds a special taste that is uniquely yours.’
      • ‘The two headed to their sides of the arena to towel off and take long drinks from canteens of flavored water.’
      • ‘Some of the wedding vendors will bring samples; for example, most cake vendors will bring a variety of flavored cakes for you to taste.’
      • ‘The shop now only stocks drinks like both plain and flavoured milk and water, and fruit juices.’
      • ‘It also asserts that this flavoured wine is delicious to drink.’
      • ‘Taste preferences in flavored fluid milk always include chocolate, but strawberry topped the list of most popular flavor introductions in milk drinks in 2004.’
      • ‘We flavored it with chocolate drink powders, malted milk powder, and flavored syrups to make luxuriously thick beverages.’
      • ‘To stay hydrated, drink water or one of the flavored sports drinks almost as fast as you can pour it down your throat.’
      • ‘The unpleasant salty or soapy taste may be masked in flavored or alcoholic beverages.’
      • ‘If you can't stand plain water, drink a flavored version.’
      • ‘The only shortcoming is that the shelf life of the flavoured milk drinks does not exceed two days.’
      • ‘Zeph (who preferred to prepare his own sports drinks) called it over-priced flavoured fizz.’
      • ‘So they plead with her to give them a taste of the flavored milk.’
    2. 1.2in combination Having a particular distinctive quality.
      ‘the band knocked out some fine rock 'n' roll-flavoured singles’