from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having the taste, smell, or nature of vinegar.
- adj. Unpleasant and irascible.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. sour, like vinegar
- adj. acerbic, bitter
- adj. of a liquid, having turned partially or fully to vinegar.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having the nature of vinegar; sour; unamiable.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Figuratively, sharp; sour-tempered.
- Having the character of vinegar; hence, sour; crabbed.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having a sour disposition; ill-tempered
- adj. tasting or smelling like vinegar
The one we get from outside are always a bit more "vinegary" for me, so I was really happy with my Homemade Bleu Cheese Dressing The bag of mixed spring greens was put to good use, combined with some dried cranberries and toasted pecans, mandarins, some baby tomatoes, a dash of olive oil and lime juice and some fresh black pepper.
"vinegary," as it's known -- had an open house in the Sandhills.
Until late in the proceedings, when the story makes an unconvincing segue from hard-edged to soft, "Cripple" is as gleefully vinegary as anything McDonagh has conjured.
The fine literary novelist Philip Hensher—whose "King of the Badgers" had been widely expected to feature on the list—had the most vinegary line on the subject: "Perhaps one shouldn't be surprised," he wrote in a column in the Sunday Telegraph, "since four of the five judges have themselves written thrillers in an amateur capacity—some quite good, some, such as chair of the judges Dame Stella Rimington's faltering efforts, atrociously bad."
Pulled pork, vinegary sauce, napa cabbage, and caramelized sweet onions.
Downtown at the convention center, hundreds queue up for vinegary "eastern-style" barbecue, hush puppies, cole slaw and foam cups of sweet iced tea.
Heinz tomato ketchup: synthetic, bitter and vinegary, according to some tasters.
But Heinz scored just two out of five for taste, with many tasters describing its flavour as "artificial" and '"synthetic", and claiming it had a "bitter" and "vinegary" taste.
Everything worked out well, when my rice cooker beeped my tofus were ready to come out as well as my bok, and my salad had chilled long enough that the cukes were vinegary and crisp and lemony.
I'm not advocating making your own tomato ketchup; I've tried it, and, although it was objectively very tasty indeed, somehow it didn't quite hit the sugary, vinegary spot for a palate conditioned to Britain's leading brand.
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