melt\ in\ one's\ mouth

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.


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