Definition of 'tangy'
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Chilli and lemon juice bring a tangy interest to the meaty mushrooms. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It adds a delicious tangy flavour to meat dishes and salads. The Sun (2012)People use tangy and pungent dressings and you often see it topped with shavings of Parmesan. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This quick and easy Thai dish is refreshingly light and deliciously tangy. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The heat was baking on the day we went and it was a relief to eat a sweet, tangy mandarin sorbet. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This one is a classic: dry and refreshing with tangy, lemon and lime fruit. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Fish is happy with a host of zesty whites, juicy pinks and light, tangy reds. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Trends of 'tangy'
Used Rarely. tangy is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'tangy'
British English: tangy ADJECTIVE
A tangy flavour or smell is one that is sharp, especially a flavour like that of lemon juice or a smell like that of sea air.
Definition of tangy from the Collins English Dictionary
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