vinegary


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vin·e·gar·y

 (vĭn′ĭ-gə-rē, -grē)
adj.
1. Having the taste, smell, or nature of vinegar.
2. Unpleasant and irascible.

vinegary

(ˈvɪnɪɡərɪ)
adj
1. (Cookery) containing vinegar; tasting of or like vinegar
2. bad-tempered, sour, or peevish

vin•e•gar•y

(ˈvɪn ɪ gə ri)

adj.
1. resembling vinegar; sour; acid.
2. having a disagreeable character or manner; ill-tempered.
[1720–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.vinegary - tasting or smelling like vinegar
sour - having a sharp biting taste
2.vinegary - having a sour disposition; ill-tempered
ill-natured - having an irritable and unpleasant disposition
Translations
etikkainenetikoitunuthapankitkerä

vinegary

[ˈvɪnɪgərɪ] ADJvinagroso

vinegary

[ˈvɪnɪgəri] adj [taste, smell] → vinaigré(e)vine grower nviticulteur mvine-growing [ˈvaɪngrəʊɪŋ]
adjviticole
nviticulture fvine leaf nfeuille f de vigne

vinegary

adj (lit, fig)säuerlich; vinegary smellEssiggeruch m

vinegary

[ˈvɪnɪgərɪ] adj (wine, taste, smell) → che sa d'aceto; (person) → acido/a
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