melt in mouth

melt in (one's)/the mouth

Of food, to be soft or tender, and, typically, delicious. The phrase is often quite literal. This decadent chocolate cake positively melts in the mouth. I've never had such a perfect steak in my life! I swear, it melted in my mouth.
See also: melt, mouth
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melt in one's mouth

1. to taste very good. (Also can be literal.) This cake is so good it'll melt in your mouth. John said that the food didn't exactly melt in his mouth.
2. [of meat] to be very, very tender. My steak is so tender it could melt in my mouth. This filet will melt in your mouth!
See also: melt, mouth
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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