Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of the nature of onion; resembling or smelling of onion.

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  • adjective Resembling an onion or onions, especially in terms of smell.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • A footlong is the 12-inch hot dog (preferably with that thin oniony chili) that I get at Dairy Queen (and have eaten there since I was five).

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  • I also had a glass of really lovely, properly hot russian tea, served with several kinds of pretty sugar cubes and lemon slices, as well as a complimentary loaf of some kind of oniony black bread, the remainder of which, I took away with me.

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  • I also had a glass of really lovely, properly hot russian tea, served with several kinds of pretty sugar cubes and lemon slices, as well as a complimentary loaf of some kind of oniony black bread, the remainder of which, I took away with me.

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  • I also had a glass of really lovely, properly hot russian tea, served with several kinds of pretty sugar cubes and lemon slices, as well as a complimentary loaf of some kind of oniony black bread, the remainder of which, I took away with me.

    Food Out

  • I also had a glass of really lovely, properly hot russian tea, served with several kinds of pretty sugar cubes and lemon slices, as well as a complimentary loaf of some kind of oniony black bread, the remainder of which, I took away with me.

    Toast:

  • I also had a glass of really lovely, properly hot russian tea, served with several kinds of pretty sugar cubes and lemon slices, as well as a complimentary loaf of some kind of oniony black bread, the remainder of which, I took away with me.

    Away

  • I also had a glass of really lovely, properly hot russian tea, served with several kinds of pretty sugar cubes and lemon slices, as well as a complimentary loaf of some kind of oniony black bread, the remainder of which, I took away with me.

    Jamming

  • I also had a glass of really lovely, properly hot russian tea, served with several kinds of pretty sugar cubes and lemon slices, as well as a complimentary loaf of some kind of oniony black bread, the remainder of which, I took away with me.

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  • This was tasty, if a tad too "oniony" and next time I may use more herbs and less onion.

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  • Unfortunately, I found the Glenora offerings to be a mess -- slightly off-tasting, oniony and not varietally typical -- though many in the audience enjoyed them as well.

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