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Definition of the noun tartness

What does tartness mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: tartnesses

  1. the taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth
  2. a sharp sour taste
  3. a rough and bitter manner

Alternative definition of the noun tartness


  1. The characteristic of being tart; sharpness of taste; sourness; bitterness.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Tartness

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Google previewSynonyms Discriminated (1871)

A Complete Catalogue of Synonymous Words in the English Language, with Descriptions of Their Various Shades of Meaning, and Illustrations of Their Usages and Specialities by Charles John Smith

TARTNESS is that slight asperity which is more unbecoming than bitter, and indicates inconsiderateness and self-conceit. It is the fault especiidly of some women and of children. When used of words and acts, it denotes a pungent readiness, ...

Google previewReport of the Commissioners [and Appendices A to S] (1881)

by Ontario. Agricultural Commission, 1880

Its tartness is an objection with some, although not regarded as a drawback by many. But, as Mr. Leslie points ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge. [With] Supp (1816)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis


Google previewWebster's Collegiate Dictionary (1917)

3d Ed. of the Merriam Series. The Largest Abridgment of Webster's New International Dictionary of the English Language; 1700 Illustrations

Acrimony, asperity, acerbity, tartness agree in the idea of sharpness or bitterness of temper or language. Acrimony suggests a caustic temper and biting, even corrosive, speech. Asperity suggests irritability and resentfulness of disposition, ...

Google previewA New Complete English Dictionary (1770)

Containing a Brief and Clear Explication of Most Words in the English Language ...

ACI'DITY, sharpness, tartness. ACI'DULAC, a term used for those mineral springs that are impregnated with sharp particles, as all the nitrous ...

Google previewWalker and Webster combined in a dictionary of the English language (1864)

Asperity ; harshness; tartness. — Acrimony springs from an embittered spirit ; tartness from an irritable temper; asperity and harshness from disregard to the feelings of others. ACROBAT, n. Literally, one who moves high; practises hiyu- vaulting ...

Google previewFavorite Illustrated Dictionary (1887)

Containing Over 32,000 Words and Phrases

ТАШНГШЕЗВ • :S73 TARTNESS Takingness, (tsk'ing-nes) n. the quality of pleasing. Tale, (Ш) n. a it ry ; number, [officious informer. Talebearer, (tal'bar-fir) n. an Talent, (tarent) n. a weight; coin; faculty. Talented, (tal ent-cd) a. possessing ...

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Tartness Meaning

Video shows what tartness means. The characteristic of being tart, sharpness of taste, sourness, bitterness.. Tartness Meaning. How to pronounce, definition ...

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Scrabble value of T1A1R1T1N1E1S1S1

The value of this 8-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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