adjective, tarter, tartest.
sharp to the taste; sour or acid:
Tart apples are best for pie.
Synonyms: astringent, acrid, piquant.
Antonyms: sweet, sugary, bland, mellow.
sharp in character, spirit, or expression; cutting; biting:
a tart remark.
Synonyms: sarcastic, barbed, caustic, acerbic, acrimonious.
Antonyms: sweet, kind, gentle, gracious, benign.
a small pie filled with cooked fruit or other sweetened preparation, usually having no top crust.
a covered pie containing fruit or the like.
Slang. a prostitute or promiscuous woman.
tart up, Slang. to adorn, dress, or decorate, especially in a flamboyant manner:
The old restaurant was tarted up to look like a Viennese café.
a pastry case often having no top crust, with a sweet or savoury filling
(of a flavour, food, etc) sour, acid, or astringent
cutting, sharp, or caustic: a tart remark
(informal) a promiscuous woman, esp a prostitute: often a term of abuse See also tart up
prince of darkness, one of the gods of the Arvites, who colonized part of Samaria after the deportation of Israel by Shalmaneser (2 Kings 17:31).
noun 1. a woolen or worsted cloth woven with stripes of different colors and widths crossing at right angles, worn chiefly by the Scottish Highlanders, each clan having its own distinctive plaid. 2. a design of such a plaid known by the name of the clan wearing it. 3. any plaid. adjective 4. of, relating […]
noun 1. (derogatory) the excessive use of tartan and other Scottish imagery to produce a distorted sentimental view of Scotland and its history
noun 1. Dentistry. calculus (def 3). 2. the deposit from wines, potassium bitartrate. 3. the intermediate product of cream of tartar, obtained from the crude form, argol. noun, Obsolete. 1. Tartarus. noun 1. a member of any of the various tribes, chiefly Mongolian and Turkish, who, originally under the leadership of Genghis Khan, overran Asia […]