Definition of moreish in English:



  • So pleasant to eat that one wants more.

    ‘a moreish aubergine dip’
    • ‘These Fairtrade Mini Flapjack Bites are a touch too chewy for my tastes, but they're moreish all the same.’
    • ‘This box for four came with moreish sausages, slightly flavourless burgers, good steaks and chicken drumsticks.’
    • ‘If you like chocolate and hazelnut spread, these moreish biscuits will be up your street.’
    • ‘This is a wine of quality, delivering a harmonious mix of blackfruits, spice and moreish acidity.’
    • ‘The side orders were very moreish - lovely thin chips and roasted vegetables.’
    • ‘When my eldest daughter Megan was a toddler, our pastry chef had a bit of a soft spot for her and used to bake some very moreish crunchy cookies whenever she popped in to see me.’
    • ‘Nonetheless, this was an unusual and moreish soup, full of interesting layers and flavours.’
    • ‘From the tender moist interior and crispy moreish skin, to the flavoured fennel, it was a prize-winning dish.’
    • ‘The slices of thick, airy, white loaf with burnt crusts lathered in creamy butter were completely moreish.’
    • ‘It was delicious and very moreish and one which I'll try to recreate at home.’
    • ‘The deep, richly sweet berry-like flavour cuts through the chocolate, accentuating its moreish, creamy flavour.’
    • ‘In contrast, the ice cream was superb and very moreish.’
    • ‘There is a good range of snacks too: smoked haddock and cheddar tart, chicken, red onion marmalade and Brie panini or moreish extras like the olives and hummus served with pitta bread.’
    • ‘We ordered a side of roasted vegetables for €3.50, which included some very moreish caramelised peppers, red onion and aubergine.’
    • ‘The filling was probably in need of a little more sugar or vanilla, but the pastry was crumbly and very moreish with the creamy filling.’
    • ‘The mushrooms were fine, and the sauce was creamy, moreish and perhaps a little overpowering.’
    • ‘The ideal moreish dessert is a sticky pavlova with too much whipped cream and sweetened with several spoons of caster sugar.’
    • ‘This is served with a thick, garlicky green olive tapenade, that is so totally moreish, it's difficult to limit your intake of bread when slathered in the stuff.’
    • ‘While we took in our surroundings and browsed the menu we were brought a plate of home-made crusty bread rolls accompanied by a pot of butter and another pot of very moreish home-made sun-dried tomato butter.’
    • ‘All mains were served with vegetables and potatoes, but we went for broccoli with hollandaise sauce, a moreish combination to say the least.’
    juicy, moist, luscious, lush, fleshy, pulpy, soft, tender, fresh, ripe
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