melt in one's mouth


melt in one's mouth
melt in one's mouth
1. to taste very good. (Also can be literal.) •

This cake is so good it'll melt in your mouth.

John said that the food didn't exactly melt in his mouth.

2. [of meat] to be very, very tender. •

My steak is so tender it could melt in my mouth.

This filet will melt in your mouth!

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{v. phr.} 1. To be so tender as to seem to need no chewing. * /The chicken was so tender that it melted in your mouth./ 2. To taste very good; be delicious. * /Mother's apple pie really melts in your mouth./

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • melt in one's mouth — {v. phr.} 1. To be so tender as to seem to need no chewing. * /The chicken was so tender that it melted in your mouth./ 2. To taste very good; be delicious. * /Mother s apple pie really melts in your mouth./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • melt\ in\ one's\ mouth — v. phr. 1. To be so tender as to seem to need no chewing. The chicken was so tender that it melted in your mouth. 2. To taste very good; be delicious. Mother s apple pie really melts in your mouth …   Словарь американских идиом

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