verb (used with object)
Origin of tang1
Synonyms for tang
verb (used with or without object)
Origin of tang2
Related Words for tangnip, flavor, zip, zest, guts, savor, scent, bite, aroma, smack, twang, piquancy, reek, smell, relish, kick, thrill, tanginess, pungency, sapor
Examples from the Web for tang
Contemporary Examples of tang
The tomatoes' crunch and tang add new dimensions of delight.The Ultimate Southern Cheeseburger Created in South Carolina
Jane & Michael Stern
August 10, 2014
As far as we know, the earliest frozen dairy treat was made in China during the Tang Dynasty (618-907 AD).An Investigation Into the Delicious Origins of Ice Cream
July 13, 2014
Outside, Matt Schultz supporters in Boy Scout uniforms made pancakes and handed out cups of Tang.The Bizarro World Of Iowa’s GOP Convention
June 23, 2014
Desperate to find her missing daughter, Tang posted photos of her across the city.Woman Sent to Labor Camp in China’s Latest Abuse Outrage
August 9, 2012
"Weibo is really quick," says Tang Yitong, one of the volunteers.Animal Rights: Saving Chinese Dogs From the Cooking Pot
Isaac Stone Fish
April 23, 2011
Historical Examples of tang
His real name was Li, and he belonged to the ruling Tang dynasty.
IN the days of the Tang dynasty there lived a certain count in the camp at Ludschou.
Li Dsing had an old friend, a companion of the Prince of Tang.
There was a snap and tang in the breeze which braced one like a tonic.Cy Whittaker's Place
Joseph C. Lincoln
Then there is an inspiration in the wide expanse, a snap and tang and joy in the air.Keziah Coffin
Joseph C. Lincoln
Word Origin for tang
mid-14c., "serpent's tongue" (thought to be a stinging organ), later "sharp extension of a metal blade" (1680s), from Old Norse tangi "spit of land, pointed metal tool," perhaps related to tunga "tongue" (see tongue). Figurative sense of "a sharp taste" is first recorded mid-15c.; that of "suggestion, trace" is from 1590s. The fish (1734) so called for their spines.