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tangy

[tang-ee] /ˈtæŋ i/
adjective, tangier, tangiest.
1.
having a tang.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; tang1 + -y1
Related forms
tanginess, noun
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Examples for tangy
  • 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.
  • Here we've used an amber-ale brine for a tangy echo to a sweet onion marmalade topping.
  • Roasted garlic, tangy buttermilk, and chicken stock pack a lot of flavor into these low-fat mashed potatoes.
  • Pickle juice makes this tangy salad perfect with burgers.
  • The cloves get all buttery soft but are still tangy.
  • Put together the tangy salad while the tortilla is finishing in the oven.
  • Thanks to its ruby-red color, this sweet and tangy salad looks beautiful on the table.
British Dictionary definitions for tangy

tangy

/ˈtæŋɪ/
adjective tangier, tangiest
1.
having a pungent, fresh, or briny flavour or aroma a tangy sea breeze
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