adjective, tangier, tangiest.
having a tang.

1870–75; tang1 + -y1

tanginess, noun
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tangy (ˈtæŋɪ)
adj , tangier, tangiest
having a pungent, fresh, or briny flavour or aroma: a tangy sea breeze

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Example sentences
Tabbouleh gets a zingy makeover, thanks to aromatic mint and salty, tangy
  preserved lemon.
These tart and tangy berries are a delicious ingredient in many sauces, salads,
  holiday dishes from savory to sweet.
After being frozen, however, they become fragrant and few wild fruits make
  jellies and pickles as tangy and spicy.
We also enjoyed the pike filet cooked in a tangy red-pepper sauce.
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