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EtymologyEdit

Calque of French appétissant, French -ant being equivalent to -ing. See also appetite

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AdjectiveEdit

appetizing (comparative more appetizing, superlative most appetizing)

  1. That appeals to, or stimulates the appetite.
    This food looks so appetizing.
    • Sir Walter Scott
      The appearance of the wild ducks is very appetizing.
  2. (by extension) Appealing or enticing.

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VerbEdit

appetizing

  1. present participle of appetize