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Meaning of TART

Pronunciation:  târt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  (British) pastry cup with a filling of fruit or custard and no top crust
  2. [n]  (United States) a small open pie with a fruit filling
  3. [n]  a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
  4. [adj]  harsh; "sharp criticism"; "a sharp-worded exchange"; "a tart remark"
  5. [adj]  tasting sour like a lemon
 

TART is a 4 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: bawd, cocotte, cyprian, fancy woman, harlot, lady of pleasure, lemonlike, lemony, prostitute, sharp, sharp-worded, sour, sourish, sporting lady, tangy, trollop, unpleasant, whore, woman of the street, working girl
 
 See Also: adult female, apple tart, call girl, camp follower, demimondaine, floozie, floozy, hooker, hustler, lobster tart, pastry, pie, quiche, slattern, street girl, streetwalker, tartlet, white slave, woman

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Tart\, a. [AS. teart. [root]63. Cf. {Tear}, v. t.]
    1. Sharp to the taste; acid; sour; as, a tart apple.
    
    2. Fig.: Sharp; keen; severe; as, a tart reply; tart
       language; a tart rebuke.
    
             Why art thou tart, my brother?        --Bunyan.
    
    
  2. \Tart\, n. [OE. tarte, F. tarte; perhaps originally the
    same word as tourte, LL. torta, fr. L. tortus, p. p. of
    torquere to twist, bend, wind, because tarts were originally
    made of a twisted shape. Cf. {Torture}, n.]
    A species of small open pie, or piece of pastry, containing
    jelly or conserve; a sort of fruit pie.
    
    
 

 

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