Definition of unpalatable adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ʌnˈpælətəbl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ʌnˈpælətəbl//
    unpalatable (to somebody) Taste of food
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  1. 1(of facts, ideas, etc.) unpleasant and not easy to accept synonym distasteful Only then did I learn the unpalatable truth.
  2. 2not pleasant to taste unpalatable food The insects store this chemical in their bodies in order to make themselves unpalatable to predators. See related entries: Taste of food
  3. opposite palatable
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: unpalatable