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sweet-and-sour

[sweet-n-souuh r, -sou-er] /ˈswit nˈsaʊər, -ˈsaʊ ər/
adjective
1.
cooked with sugar and vinegar or lemon juice and often other seasonings.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30
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  • Try deep-fried sole with tempura vegetables in sweet-and-sour ginger sauce, or have oysters and champagne as a pre-theater snack.
British Dictionary definitions for sweet-and-sour

sweet-and-sour

adjective
1.
(of food) cooked in a sauce made from sugar and vinegar and other ingredients
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