Synonyms of palate
1 tasteDictionary • a selection of dishes to tempt every palate
taste • She developed a taste for journeys to hazardous regions.
heart • I did not have the heart or spirit left to jog back to my hotel.
stomach • They have no stomach for a fight.
appetite • a slight fever, headache and loss of appetite
2 enjoymentDictionary • He developed a palate for foreign cinema.
enjoyment • She ate with great enjoyment.
liking • She had a liking for good clothes.
relish • The three men ate with relish.
appreciation • He whistled in appreciation.
zest • He has a zest for life and a quick intellect.
gusto • Hers was a minor part, but she played it with gusto.
usage note:This word is occasionally confused with palette: I have a sweet palate (not palette).
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appetiteYour appetite is your desire to eat.
• a slight fever, headache and loss of appetite
appreciationAppreciation of something is the recognition and enjoyment of its good qualities.
• He whistled in appreciation.
• She ate with great enjoyment.
Thesaurus for palate from the Collins English Thesaurus