melt in the mouth


melt in the mouth
melt in the mouth
(of food) to be delicious
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Main Entry:melt

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melt in the (or your) mouth
(of food) be deliciously light or tender and need little or no chewing

my shortbread melts in the mouth | [as adj.] melt-in-your-mouth chicken livers


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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