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- adj. having a sour, acidic or citrus taste
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having a tang; having an unpleasant acquired flavor, sound, or other characteristic.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. tasting sour like a lemon
Some cheesecakes are too tangy from the cheese, and others are lost under the overpowering flavors of the ingredients either added or poured on top.
Once the blue cheese dressing is all nice and tangy from the Buffalo wing sauce, the only way to complete the meal is by dipping the pizza in the blue cheese dressing.
Tastes rolled over his tongue in tangy waves and a thousand smells swirled in his nostrils, tickling every oily nose hair.
The braised beans and onions were soft and sweet, rich with oil and herbs, and tangy from the fresh lemon juice finish.
My favorite scene is when Julia is searching for a word to describe a food and Paul supplies "tangy" -- Julia's appreciation for him is very dear.
Still, the word does have what the African-American linguist John McWhorter called a tangy backwards flavor.
It was delicious, not too sweet and a bit tangy, which is exactly how I like my yogurt.
The flavour in wine that you would describe as tangy, sharp, refreshing, bracing, bright, crisp or zingy is basically due to its Acidity.
The sauce is best described as a tangy, thin, tomatoey sauce with onions.
Sherry's distinct flavor, characterized as a tangy nuttiness, makes for elegant, edgy, savory cocktails.
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