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Tart appears in many palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • A tart’s for a baton, not a bar of strata.
  • Walt, some tart surfing is a sign I frustrate most law.
  • Put a strata sari on to nip a pinot noir as a tart sat up.
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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun tart:


Tart is sometimes a misspelling of dart.

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Definition of the noun tart

What does tart mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: tarts

  1. a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
  2. a small open pie with a fruit filling
  3. a pastry cup with a filling of fruit or custard and no top crust

Alternative definition of the noun tart


  1. A type of small open pie, or piece of pastry, containing jelly or conserve; a sort of fruit pie.
  2. [British] [slang] A prostitute.
    • [British] [slang, derogatory] By extension, any woman with loose sexual morals.

      Definition of the adjective tart

      What does tart mean as an attribute of a noun?

      adjective - degrees: tarter | tartest

      1. tasting sour like a lemon
      2. harsh

      Alternative definition of the adjective tart


      1. Sharp to the taste; acid; sour.
      2. Of wine: high or too high in acidity.
      3. [figuratively] Sharp; keen; severe.

      Definition of the verb tart

      What does tart mean as a doing word?

      verb - inflections: tarted | tarting | tarts

      1. To practice prostitution
      2. To practice promiscuous sex
      3. To dress garishly or ostentatiously


      Tart: A tart is a baked dish consisting of a filling over a pastry base with an open top not covered with pastry. The pastry is usually shortcrust pastry; the filling may be sweet or savoury, though modern tarts are usually fruit-based, sometimes with custard. Tartlet refers to a miniature tart; an example would be egg tarts. Examples of tarts include jam tarts, which may be different colours depending on the flavour of the jam used to fill them, and the Bakewell tart.

      • also known as كعكة, Francia gyümölcslepény, Tarte, Torta, Tarts, 撻

      There are other foods with Tart in their name, like Gypsy tart, Lemon tart, Butter tart, Norman Tart, Custard tart, Neenish tart, Treacle tart, Chocolate tart, Pineapple tart, Tart 'n' Tinys, Manchester tart.


      "Tart" is a 2001 coming of age film starring Dominique Swain, Bijou Phillips, and Brad Renfro.


      "Tart" is a musical album of Lovebugs.

      • released in (20 years ago)


      1. Tart: Taruto is a fictional character from the Japanese manga and anime series Tokyo Mew Mew.
        • also known as Cyniclons Tarb, Taruto, Tarb
      2. Tart is a fictional character from the 1995 Japanese anime series Juuni Senshi Bakuretsu Eto Ranger.
        • also known as Taruto, Chickee
      3. Tart is a fictional character from the 2013 film Gingerdead Man Vs. Evil Bong.
      4. Tart is a fictional character from the 1980 film The Elephant Man.

      There are other characters with in their name, like Egg tart and Raspberry Tart.


      Tart is a consumer product.

      Phrases with Tart

      Phrases starting with the word Tart:

      1. tart up
      2. Tart Burner

      Phrases ending with the word Tart:

      1. Egg tart
      2. Jam Tart
      3. Pop Tart
      4. Card Tart
      5. Rate Tart
      6. apple tart
      7. Butter tart
      8. lobster tart
      9. Neenish tart
      10. Bakewell Tart
      11. Raspberry Tart
      12. Credit Card Tart
      13. Cherry Bakewell Tart

      Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Tart

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      Google previewStanley Newman's Crossword Shortcuts (2009)

      The 1,001 Most Common Crossword Answers by Stanley Newman

      TART THE ADJECTIVE "Tart" can mean sour or sharp in the edible sense (with clues like "Lemony" and "Vinegary"], or in the sense of speaking (with clues like " Barbed." "Cutting," and "Snippy"). THE NOUN As a noun, a tart is a small pie or ...

      Google previewThe Virgin Islands Dictionary (2015)

      A Collection of Words and Phrases so You Could Say It Like We by Kareem-Nelson Hull

      Quelbe Tart [kwelbey tahrt] Noun1. a pastry taking a half moon shape containing sweet fillings like coconut, pineapple and guava which are ...

      Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)

      by Various

      Tart, tärt,adj. sharp orsourtothetaste: (fig.) sharp: severe.

      Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

      by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

      tart. pot. 46 tart. sod.

      Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc. : Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

      * TART. adj. . [teart, Saxon; taertig, Dutch..] 1.

      Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

      Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

      Tartrate Fine needles 1-744 1- 0 Potash-tartrate Eight or ten-sided prisms As the last Efflorescent 54 tart. pot.

      Google previewThe Diner's Dictionary (2012)

      Word Origins of Food and Drink by John Ayto

      See also JAM TART. jambalaya A paella-like Cajun dish from Louisiana, US. It consists of rice cooked with a variety of other ingredients including shrimps, sausage, chicken, and ham, seasoned with chilli powder and cayenne. The word is ...

      Google previewHarper's Cook Book Encyclopaedia (1902)

      Arranged Like a Dictionary and Compiled Under the Direction of the Editor of Harper's Bazar

      Quince Tart PIES, E.T.C. Rhubarb Tart pinch of grated lemon-peel. , Moisten the edges, cover the dish with pastry, and bake in a moderate oven. Sift a little powdered sugar over the pie before sending it to table. Time to bake, according to size.

      Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana; or, universal dictionary of knowledge, on an original plan: comprising the twofold advantage of a philosophical and an alphabetical arrangement, with appropriate engravings (1845)

      Edited by Edw. Smedley, Hugh Jam. Rose, and H. John Rose. (Text: voll. XXVI. Plates: voll. III. Index

      TART. TATTLE. TAVER- N1ERA. may be Fischer's T. Fuscomanus. The animal is found in Amboina, Banea, and Madagascar, and is known to the Malays by the name Podje. It is very rare in Sumatra, and only in the deepest woods ...

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      Quotes about Tart

      A gourmet who thinks of calories is like a tart who looks at her watch. (James Beard)
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      Scrabble value of T1A1R1T1

      The value of this 4-letter word is 4 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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