Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Sharp; sour. See eager.
  • noun See eager.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective obsolete Sour.

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  • adjective obsolete sour

Etymologies

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French. See eager.

Examples

  • Sure, you know the French word "le vinaigre" (vin + aigre = wine + sour -- or "sour wine"), an ingredient we usually include in salad dressing, but do you know this delightful expression: "faire vinaigre"?

    vinaigre - French Word-A-Day

  • Sure, you know the French word "le vinaigre" (vin + aigre = wine + sour -- or "sour wine"), an ingredient we usually include in salad dressing, but do you know this delightful expression: "faire vinaigre"?

    French Word-A-Day:

  • Its name comes from the French, vin aigre, which means sour wine.

    The City Cook

  • Sure, you know the French word "le vinaigre" (vin + aigre = wine + sour -- or "sour wine"), an ingredient we usually include in salad dressing, but do you know this delightful expression: "faire vinaigre"?

    French Word-A-Day:

  • For a more substantial appetizer, we tried the duck sausage pierogi with aigre-doux

    Farm-Fresh Gastronomy

  • Sure, you know the French word "le vinaigre" vin + aigre = wine + sour--or "sour wine", an ingredient we usually include in salad dressing, but do you know this delightful expression: "faire vinaigre"?

    French Word-A-Day:

  • Both the English word vinegar and the Spanish vinagre derive from the French vin, meaning wine, and aigre, meaning sour.

    Preserving The Fall Harvest: Mexican Pickles And Vinaigrettes

  • "Her aigre-doux have opened a whole new category," Vie said, referring to Ferber's sweet and savory products like blueberry preserves with read onions in Xeres vinegar.

    Flora Lazar: The Queen of Confitures

  • Both the English word vinegar and the Spanish vinagre derive from the French vin, meaning wine, and aigre, meaning sour.

    Preserving The Fall Harvest: Mexican Pickles And Vinaigrettes

  • There is something so sharp and aigre in the demand of a peremptory dun, that no human tympanum, however inaccessible to other tones, can resist the application.

    The Fortunes of Nigel

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