a. acceptable; sufficiently agreeable in flavor to be eaten
Neither Jack's under-baked opinions nor his overcooked casseroles were palatable to Jill.
Sentence in Classic:
I shall now add a little milk to make the mixture palatable, and on presenting it to the dog we find that he laps it up readily enough.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
But he did not relish the hash for the mention of Clongowes had coated his palate with a scum of disgust.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
It was not, after all, opportunity but imagination that he lacked: he had a mental palate which would never learn to distinguish between railway tea and nectar.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
Stubb was a high liver; he was somewhat intemperately fond of the whale as a flavorish thing to his palate.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
Jelinek kept rye bread on hand and smoked fish and strong imported cheeses to please the foreign palate.