Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling apples, apple-like.
  • adj. Of, or pertaining to, apples.

Etymologies

apple +‎ -y (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I'm not familiar with Aidell sausages but I have tried garlic and apple ones sold in my local supermarket in Singapore — they are surprisingly good and not at all "appley" in flavour.

    Kalyn's Kitchen Picks: Aidell's Roasted Garlic and Gruyere Cheese Chicken Sausage

  • It also must have a balance of tart and sweet, a complex yet bright taste, and most importantly, maintain a good "appley" flavor.

    Serious Eats

  • "appley" scale and had the same outstanding texture of the russet: firm, yet just soft enough to have relinquished itself to the pie.

    Serious Eats

  • “I must get some of that lovely appley scent you use,” Castlemaine said tonight, cornering me in the Matted Gallery.

    Exit the Actress

  • It's very appley with more of that smoky tea character, honey-poached peaches and hints of grapefruit.

    Lenn Thompson

  • It's frothy and fun, but with really harmonious acidity, great appley fruit, and a beguiling softness of texture.

    The 10 best Christmas sparkling wines and champagnes

  • Vietnamese or Thai: Clos Palet Vouvray, France 2009 £7.35, MorrisonsSomething in the slightly tart, fresh, green, appley flavours of this off-dry Loire white works well with the the kind of herbs – coriander, mint, Thai basil – used in Vietnamese and Thai salads and noodle dishes.

    The best wine and food matches

  • This example is gentle and delicate, with a trace of sweetness and an appley character.

    Best Summer Wines

  • Light and "the fluffiest muffins ever" (according to the fiance), they're nutty and spicy and full of appley goodness, with a secret ingredient.

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • It's worth noting, too, that comparing college graduation rates across countries is a bit like comparing apples with lots of non-appley things.

    Education Spin

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