Word forms: flavors, flavoring, flavoredregional note: in BRIT, use flavour
1. variable noun
of a food or drink
is its taste.
I always add some paprika for extra flavor.
2. countable noun
If something is orange flavor
or beef flavor
, it is made to taste of orange or beef.
It has an orange flavor and smooth texture.
3. transitive verb
If you flavor food or drink, you add something to it to give it a particular taste.
Lime preserved in salt is a North African specialty which is used to flavor chicken
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