[ sweet-n-souuh r, -sou-er ]
/ ˈswit nˈsaʊər, -ˈsaʊ ər /
cooked with sugar and vinegar or lemon juice and often other seasonings.
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First recorded in 1925–30
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Example sentences from the Web for sweet-and-sour
When done cut in thin slices, put in a flat pan, cover with sweet-and-sour sauce, and simmer for five minutes.The Hotel St. Francis Cook Book|Victor Hirtzler
British Dictionary definitions for sweet-and-sour
(of food) cooked in a sauce made from sugar and vinegar and other ingredients
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