Adjective "garlicky" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


  1. 'This is a guy who can create a lovely, relatively simple snapper dish by sautéing a fillet in diet-friendly olive oil and topping it with a garlicky mix of tomatoes and briny capers.'
  2. 'As the name implies, the skins are silvery-white and the taste is mild & garlicky.'


1. a hardy plant, Allium sativum, of the amaryllis family whose strongly, pungent bulb is used in cookery and medicine.

2. any of various other plants of the genus Allium.

3. the bulb of such a plant, consisting of smaller bulbs, or cloves, used in cooking, sometimes in the form of a powder or flakes.

4. the flavor or smell of this bulb. adjective

5. cooked, flavored, or seasoned with garlic: garlic bread; garlic salt.

6. of or relating to garlic.

More examples(as adjective)

"meals can be garlicky."

"lentilses can be garlicky."

"hinterlands can be garlicky."

"flavours can be garlicky."