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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 ?
Frederick wants something to eat; but I don't think he is very fond of butter and cheese: I'll bring him a bag of fine nuts, and the vinegar, for I have often seen him take some.
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.
The countess had a headache brought on by all the noise and turmoil and was lying down in the new sitting room with a vinegar compress on her head.
He tasted his soup and began to season it with pepper, salt, vinegar, mustard--everything within reach.
My kitchen is on this floor,' he said; 'you'll find brown paper in a dresser-drawer there, and a bottle of vinegar on a shelf.
It's Sunday, and we can't send for vinegar and all that in the town; and you Indian gentlemen can't enjoy what you call a dinner without a lot of hot things.
There were long tables covered with cloths, with big glass bottles of water at intervals, and down the centre salt cellars and bottles of vinegar.
Next, I saw Hannibal passing the Alps, who told me "he had not a drop of vinegar in his camp.
The heavy smell was replaced by the smell of aromatic vinegar, which Kitty with pouting lips and puffed-out, rosy cheeks was squirting through a little pipe.
Go and fetch vinegar, mademoiselle," said Cornelius; "we will bathe his temples, and he will recover.
Run, Billy,” he cried, “to the village, and bring up the rum-hogshead that lies before the door, in which I am making vinegar, and be quick, boy, don’t stay to empty the vinegar, and stop at Mr.
Bulstrode did not want the vinegar, but morally the affectionate attention soothed him.