adjective, tast·i·er, tast·i·est.

  1. good-tasting; savory: a tasty canapé.
  2. Informal. having or showing good taste; tasteful.

adjective tastier or tastiest

  1. having a pleasant flavour
  2. British informal attractive: used chiefly by men when talking of women
  3. British informal skilful or impressiveshe was a bit tasty with a cutlass
  4. NZ (of cheddar cheese) having a strong flavour

adj.1610s, from taste (n.) + -y (2); in late 18c. it also could mean “tasteful, elegant” (from the secondary sense of taste (n.)).

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