lemony lemony adj. 1. tasting like lemons.

Syn: sourish, tangy, tart. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • lemony — 1846, from LEMON (Cf. lemon) (1) + Y (Cf. y) (2). In Australia/New Zealand slang, also irritated, angry (1941) …   Etymology dictionary

  • lemony — adjective a) Being lemon like, especially in terms of taste. The walls were painted a lemony yellow colour. b) Of or pertaining to lemons. We were served a lemony cheesecake for dessert …   Wiktionary

  • lemony — [[t]le̱məni[/t]] ADJ GRADED Something that smells or tastes of lemons can be described as lemony. The salad dressing was too lemony …   English dictionary

  • lemony — lem|on|y [ˈleməni] adj smelling or tasting of lemons ▪ a lovely lemony flavour …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • lemony — lemon ► NOUN 1) a pale yellow oval citrus fruit with thick skin and fragrant, acidic juice. 2) a drink made from or flavoured with lemon juice. 3) a pale yellow colour. 4) informal a feeble or unsatisfactory person or thing. DERIVATIVES lemony… …   English terms dictionary

  • lemony — adjective Date: 1859 resembling or suggestive of a lemon (as in flavor or color) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lemony — See lemon. * * * …   Universalium

  • lemony — adj. having the yellow color of a lemon; having the flavor of a lemon; having the scent of a lemon …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lemony — lem·ony …   English syllables

  • lemony — /ˈlɛməni/ (say lemuhnee) adjective Colloquial angry; irritable …   Australian English dictionary

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