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tart 1

 (tärt)
adj. tart·er, tart·est
1. Having a sharp pungent taste; sour. See Synonyms at sour.
2. Sharp or bitter in tone or meaning; cutting.

[Middle English, from Old English teart, severe; see der- in Indo-European roots.]

tart′ly adv.
tart′ness n.

tart 2

 (tärt)
n.
1.
a. A pastry shell with shallow sides, no top crust, and any of various fillings.
b. Chiefly British A pie.
2.
a. A prostitute.
b. A woman considered to be sexually promiscuous.
tr.v. tart·ed, tart·ing, tarts Chiefly British
To dress up or make fancy in a tawdry, garish way. Often used with up.

[Middle English tarte, from Old French, probably variant of tourte, from Late Latin tōrta, a kind of bread; see tortilla.]

tart

(tɑːt)
n
(Cookery) a pastry case often having no top crust, with a sweet or savoury filling
[C14: from Old French tarte, of uncertain origin; compare Medieval Latin tarte]

tart

(tɑːt)
adj
1. (of a flavour, food, etc) sour, acid, or astringent
2. cutting, sharp, or caustic: a tart remark.
[Old English teart rough; related to Dutch tarten to defy, Middle High German traz defiance]
ˈtartish adj
ˈtartishly adv
ˈtartly adv
ˈtartness n

tart

(tɑːt)
n
informal a promiscuous woman, esp a prostitute: often a term of abuse. See also tart up
[C19: shortened from sweetheart]
ˈtarty adj

tart1

(tɑrt)

adj.
1. to the taste; sour or acid: tart apples.
2. sharp in character, spirit, or expression: a tart remark.
[before 1000; Middle English; Old English teart sharp, rough]
tart′ly, adv.
tart′ness, n.

tart2

(tɑrt)

n.
1. a usu. small, shallow pie, without a top crust, filled with fruit, custard, or the like.
2. a prostitute or promiscuous woman.
v.
3. tart up, to adorn, dress, or decorate, esp. in a gaudy manner.
[1350–1400; Middle English tarte < Middle French]
tart′y, adj. –i•er, –i•est.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tart - a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for moneytart - a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
call girl - a female prostitute who can be hired by telephone
camp follower - a prostitute who provides service to military personnel
comfort woman, ianfu - a woman forced into prostitution for Japanese servicemen during World War II; "she wrote a book about her harsh experiences as a comfort woman"
demimondaine - a woman whose sexual promiscuity places her outside respectable society
hustler, slattern, street girl, streetwalker, floozie, floozy, hooker - a prostitute who attracts customers by walking the streets
white slave - a woman sold into prostitution
adult female, woman - an adult female person (as opposed to a man); "the woman kept house while the man hunted"
2.tart - a small open pie with a fruit filling
quiche - a tart filled with rich unsweetened custard; often contains other ingredients (as cheese or ham or seafood or vegetables)
apple tart - a small open pie filled with sliced apples and sugar
lobster tart - a pastry shell filled with cooked lobster
tartlet - a small tart usually used as a canape
pie - dish baked in pastry-lined pan often with a pastry top
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
3.tart - a pastry cup with a filling of fruit or custard and no top crust
pastry - any of various baked foods made of dough or batter
apple tart - a tart filled with sliced apples and sugar
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
Adj.1.tart - tasting sour like a lemon
sour - having a sharp biting taste
2.tart - harsh; "sharp criticism"; "a sharp-worded exchange"; "a tart remark"
unpleasant - disagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings ; "an unpleasant personality"; "unpleasant repercussions"; "unpleasant odors"

tart

1
noun pie, pastry, pasty, tartlet, patty a slice of home-made tart

tart

2

tart

3
noun (Informal) slut, prostitute, hooker (U.S. slang), whore, slag (Brit. slang), call girl, working girl (facetious slang), harlot, streetwalker, loose woman, fallen woman, scrubber (Brit. & Austral. slang), strumpet, trollop, floozy (slang), woman of easy virtue, fille de joie (French) He said I looked like a tart.
tart something up (Informal) do up, decorate, refurbish, renovate (informal), do over (Brit., Austral., & N.Z. slang), fix up (informal), modernize, smarten up, give something a facelift (informal) They prefer to tart up their stations than improve their services.
tart yourself up (Informal) do yourself up, doll yourself up (informal), smarten yourself up, beautify yourself, make yourself up, preen yourself, titivate yourself (informal) She ran to the loo to tart herself up.

tart 1

adjective
Having a taste characteristic of that produced by acids:

tart 2

noun
1. A woman who engages in sexual intercourse for payment:
Slang: hooker, moll.
Idioms: lady of easy virtue, lady of pleasure, lady of the night.
2. A vulgar promiscuous woman who flouts propriety:
Slang: floozy.
Translations
تُورْتَةحامِضزانِيَهفَطيرَه مَحْشُوَّه
běhnacouraděvkakyselýostrý
tærteludersyrlig
torttu
tortica
ávaxtabakasúr og beiskur
タルト
타트
augļu pīrāgsielasmeitaskābsskāņš
ovocný koláčik
kolač
mördegstårta
ขนมพายไส้ต่างๆ
bánh táo

tart

1 [tɑːt] ADJ
1. (= sour) [flavour, fruit] → ácido, agrio
2. (fig) [expression, remark] → áspero

tart

2 [tɑːt] N
1. (Culin) (large) → tarta f; (small) → pastelillo m
jam tarttarta f de mermelada
2. (= prostitute) → puta f, furcia f (Sp) (pej) (= promiscuous woman) → fulana f
tart up VT + ADV (Brit) [+ house] → pintar, remodelar, renovar
to tart o.s. upvestirse y pintarse

tart

[ˈtɑːrt]
n
(COOKERY) (large)tarte f; (small)tartelette f
an apple tart → une tarte aux pommes
jam tarts → des tartelettes à la confiture
(British) (pejorative) (= woman) → poule f
adj
(= sharp) [flavour] → aigre
(= acid) [remark, reply, comment] → acide
tart up
vt
[+ house, room] → retaper
to tart o.s. up → se mettre sur son trente et un
to get tarted up → se mettre sur son trente et un

tart

1
adj (+er)
flavour, wineherb, sauer (pej); fruitsauer
(fig) remark, mannerscharf; personschroff

tart

2
n (Cook) → Obstkuchen m, → Obsttorte f; (individual) → Obsttörtchen nt; apple tartApfelkuchen m/-törtchen nt; jam tartMarmeladenkuchen m/-törtchen nt

tart

3
n (Brit inf: = prostitute) → Nutte f (inf); (= loose woman)Flittchen nt (pej inf); (pej: = woman) → Schachtel f (inf)

tart

1 [tɑːt] adj (fruit, flavour) → aspro/a, agro/a (fig) (remark) → caustico/a
tart up vt + adv (Brit) (fam) → agghindare
to tart o.s. up, get tarted up → farsi bello/a (pej) → agghindarsi

tart

2 [tɑːt] n
a. (Brit) (Culin) (large) → crostata; (individual) → crostatina
b. (fam, offensive) (woman) → puttana (fam!)

tart1

(taːt) adjective
sharp or sour in taste. These apples taste rather tart.
ˈtartly adverb
ˈtartness noun

tart2

(taːt) noun
1. a pie containing eg fruit or jam. an apple tart.
2. (slang) a prostitute.

tart

تُورْتَة ovocný koláč tærte Obstkuchen τάρτα pastel, tarta torttu tarte tortica crostatina タルト 타트 taartje terte tarta torta пирог mördegstårta ขนมพายไส้ต่างๆ turta bánh táo 果馅饼

tart

a. agrio-a, ácido-a;
___ celltartocélula.
References in classic literature ?
gave us hot bacon for supper, and we ate it all - five pounds - and a jam tart afterwards, and two pots of tea, and then we went to bed.
With a grace all her own, Cecilia dived under the bed, and produced a basket of jam tarts, a basket of fruit and sweetmeats, a basket of sparkling lemonade, and a superb cake--all paid for by general subscriptions, and smuggled into the room by kind connivance of the servants.
The SSPCA's Sarah Auldsmith said: "Terrence is just a small frog, roughly the same size as a jam tart, and must have jumped into the caller's suitcase while packing.
INGREDIENTS: For the pastry: 500g plain flour, plus extra for dusting Pinch of salt 250g softened butter, cubed 150g icing sugar, sifted 4 egg yolks 50ml water For the filling: 300g mascarpone 120ml double cream 50g caster sugar 1 vanilla pod, slit lengthways and seeds scraped out 2 small punnets of berries (whatever is in season), washed 1 x 200g tin cherries in syrup, drained You will need one 12-hole jam tart tin and a fluted cutter METHOD: 1.
JOHN TORODE'S BERRY AND MASCARPONE TARTS (Makes 12) INGREDIENTS: For the pastry: 500g plain flour, plus extra for dusting Pinch of salt 250g softened butter, cubed 150g icing sugar, sifted 4 egg yolks 50ml water For the filling: 300g mascarpone 120ml double cream 50g caster sugar 1 vanilla pod, slit lengthways and seeds scraped out 2 small punnets of berries (raspberries and blackberries - or whatever is in season), washed 1 x 200g tin cherries in syrup, drained You will need one 12-hole jam tart tins and a fluted cutter METHOD: 1.
Recipes include Celebrity Masterchef finalist Dick Strawbridge's rhubarb crumble tart, Christine Hamilton's pancetta-wrapped chicken, and winner actress Lisa Faulkner's goat's cheese and red onion jam tart, below ingredients for the pastry thyme sprig, 100g plain flour, 25g butter, 25g lard onion jam 25g butter, 25g soft brown sugar, 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar, 1-2 tbsp cassis, salt, freshly ground black pepper, 2 red onions, finely sliced you'll also need 175g crumbly goat's cheese, 1 egg yolk, 1-2 tbsp double cream, handful rocket leaves, 2 tbsp olive oil, 2 tsp lemon juice method?
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ELTON John was fired from his job for eating a jam tart, it has emerged - and his efforts to have his dismissal declared unfair have failed.
These are based on Linzertorte, an Austrian jam tart made with a toasted hazelnut pastry, and filled with a jam made from karaka berries - a new strain of blackberry developed in New Zealand and now grown here.
They're like jam tart biscuits, and incredibly more-ish.