Search Result for "soupcon":
1. a slight but appreciable amount;
- Example: "this dish could use a touch of garlic"
[syn: touch, hint, tinge, mite, pinch, jot, speck, soupcon]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Soupcon \Soup`[,c]on"\, n. [F.] A suspicion; a suggestion; hence, a very small portion; a taste; as, coffee with a soup[,c]on of brandy; a soup[,c]on of coquetry. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
38 Moby Thesaurus words for "soupcon": cast, dash, gleam, hint, idea, infusion, inkling, intimation, lick, look, sauce, scintilla, seasoning, shade, shadow, sip, smack, smattering, smell, spark, spice, sprinkling, streak, suggestion, sup, suspicion, taint, taste, tempering, thought, tinct, tincture, tinge, tint, touch, trace, vestige, whiff