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vin·e·gar

 (vĭn′ĭ-gər)
n.
1. A sour liquid containing acetic acid, produced by fermenting a solution (such as wine or fermented rice) containing ethanol produced by a previous fermentation, used as a condiment and preservative.
2. Sourness of speech or mood; ill temper.
3. Liveliness and enthusiasm; vim.

[Middle English vinegre, from Old French vinaigre : vin, wine (from Latin vīnum) + aigre, sour (from Vulgar Latin *acrus, from Latin ācer; see ak- in Indo-European roots).]

vinegar

(ˈvɪnɪɡə)
n
1. (Cookery) a sour-tasting liquid consisting of impure dilute acetic acid, made by oxidation of the ethyl alcohol in beer, wine, or cider. It is used as a condiment or preservative
2. sourness or peevishness of temper, countenance, speech, etc
3. (Pharmacology) pharmacol a medicinal solution in dilute acetic acid
4. informal US and Canadian vitality
vb
(Cookery) (tr) to apply vinegar to
[C13: from Old French vinaigre, from vin wine + aigre sour, from Latin acer sharp]
ˈvinegarish adj
ˈvinegar-ˌlike adj

vin•e•gar

(ˈvɪn ɪ gər)

n.
1. a sour liquid consisting of dilute and impure acetic acid, obtained by acetous fermentation from wine, cider, beer, or the like: used as a condiment, preservative, etc.
2. sour or irritable speech, manner, or countenance.
3. vigor.
[1250–1300; vinegre < Old French, =vin wine + egre, aigre sour (see eager)]

vinegar


Past participle: vinegarred
Gerund: vinegarring

Imperative
vinegar
vinegar
Present
I vinegar
you vinegar
he/she/it vinegars
we vinegar
you vinegar
they vinegar
Preterite
I vinegarred
you vinegarred
he/she/it vinegarred
we vinegarred
you vinegarred
they vinegarred
Present Continuous
I am vinegarring
you are vinegarring
he/she/it is vinegarring
we are vinegarring
you are vinegarring
they are vinegarring
Present Perfect
I have vinegarred
you have vinegarred
he/she/it has vinegarred
we have vinegarred
you have vinegarred
they have vinegarred
Past Continuous
I was vinegarring
you were vinegarring
he/she/it was vinegarring
we were vinegarring
you were vinegarring
they were vinegarring
Past Perfect
I had vinegarred
you had vinegarred
he/she/it had vinegarred
we had vinegarred
you had vinegarred
they had vinegarred
Future
I will vinegar
you will vinegar
he/she/it will vinegar
we will vinegar
you will vinegar
they will vinegar
Future Perfect
I will have vinegarred
you will have vinegarred
he/she/it will have vinegarred
we will have vinegarred
you will have vinegarred
they will have vinegarred
Future Continuous
I will be vinegarring
you will be vinegarring
he/she/it will be vinegarring
we will be vinegarring
you will be vinegarring
they will be vinegarring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been vinegarring
you have been vinegarring
he/she/it has been vinegarring
we have been vinegarring
you have been vinegarring
they have been vinegarring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been vinegarring
you will have been vinegarring
he/she/it will have been vinegarring
we will have been vinegarring
you will have been vinegarring
they will have been vinegarring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been vinegarring
you had been vinegarring
he/she/it had been vinegarring
we had been vinegarring
you had been vinegarring
they had been vinegarring
Conditional
I would vinegar
you would vinegar
he/she/it would vinegar
we would vinegar
you would vinegar
they would vinegar
Past Conditional
I would have vinegarred
you would have vinegarred
he/she/it would have vinegarred
we would have vinegarred
you would have vinegarred
they would have vinegarred

vinegar

A clear, sour-tasting liquid, consisting of impure dilute acetic acid, made by the fermentation of wine, cider or malt beer.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vinegar - sour-tasting liquid produced usually by oxidation of the alcohol in wine or cider and used as a condiment or food preservativevinegar - sour-tasting liquid produced usually by oxidation of the alcohol in wine or cider and used as a condiment or food preservative
condiment - a preparation (a sauce or relish or spice) to enhance flavor or enjoyment; "mustard and ketchup are condiments"
chili vinegar - fiery vinegar flavored with chili peppers
cider vinegar - vinegar made from cider
wine vinegar - vinegar made from wine
2.vinegar - dilute acetic acid
acetic acid, ethanoic acid - a colorless pungent liquid widely used in manufacturing plastics and pharmaceuticals
Translations
خَلخَلّ
ocet
eddike
vinagro
etikkamaustaaviinietikka
ocat
ecet
cuka
edik
식초
acetum
actas
etiķis
ocot
kis
vinäger
น้ำส้มสายชู
giấm

vinegar

[ˈvɪnɪgəʳ] Nvinagre m

vinegar

[ˈvɪnɪgər] nvinaigre m

vinegar

nEssig m

vinegar

[ˈvɪnɪgəʳ] naceto

vinegar

(ˈvinigə) noun
a sour liquid made from wine, beer etc, used in seasoning or preparing food. Mix some oil and vinegar as a dressing for the salad.

vinegar

خَلّ ocet eddike Essig ξύδι vinagre viinietikka vinaigre ocat aceto 식초 azijn eddik ocet vinagre уксус vinäger น้ำส้มสายชู sirke giấm

vin·e·gar

n. vinagre.

vinegar

n vinagre m
References in classic literature ?
He tasted his soup and began to season it with pepper, salt, vinegar, mustard--everything within reach.
It was quite otherwise with Hepzibah; the Judge's smile seemed to operate on her acerbity of heart like sunshine upon vinegar, making it ten times sourer than ever.
The molasses, vinegar, and kerosene had lasted the family for five years, and the Perkins attic was still a treasure-house of ginghams, cottons, and "Yankee notions.
An odour of camphor and burnt vinegar warned me when I came near the fever room: and I passed its door quickly, fearful lest the nurse who sat up all night should hear me.
I'll let you know, if you don't bring smelling-salts, cold water, and vinegar, quick, I will.
I am taken home in a sad plight, and I have beef-steaks put to my eyes, and am rubbed with vinegar and brandy, and find a great puffy place bursting out on my upper lip, which swells immoderately.
On his asking me if I was satisfied with the ground, and on my replying Yes, he begged my leave to absent himself for a moment, and quickly returned with a bottle of water and a sponge dipped in vinegar.
Next, I saw Hannibal passing the Alps, who told me "he had not a drop of vinegar in his camp.
At the end he felt faint and sick, and having lit some Algerian pastilles in a pierced copper brazier, he bathed his hands and forehead with a cool musk-scented vinegar.
Soup does very well without--Maybe it's always pepper that makes people hot-tempered,' she went on, very much pleased at having found out a new kind of rule, `and vinegar that makes them sour--and camomile that makes them bitter--and--and barley-sugar and such things that make children sweet-tempered.
If it be boiled, it grows hard, and makes a kind of sugar much valued in the Indies: distil this liquor and you have a strong water, of which is made excellent vinegar.
There are no olives this year, and there is not a drop of vinegar to be had in the whole village.