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Definition of "tangy" [tangy]

  • Having a pungent, fresh, or briny flavour or aroma (adjective)
  • Having a sour, acidic or citrus taste (adjective)

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Use "tangy" in a sentence
  • "Some cheesecakes are too tangy from the cheese, and others are lost under the overpowering flavors of the ingredients either added or poured on top."
  • "Once the blue cheese dressing is all nice and tangy from the Buffalo wing sauce, the only way to complete the meal is by dipping the pizza in the blue cheese dressing."
  • "Tastes rolled over his tongue in tangy waves and a thousand smells swirled in his nostrils, tickling every oily nose hair."
  • "The braised beans and onions were soft and sweet, rich with oil and herbs, and tangy from the fresh lemon juice finish."