tangy

[ tang-ee ]
/ ˈtæŋ i /

adjective, tang·i·er, tang·i·est.

having a tang.

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Origin of tangy

First recorded in 1870–75; tang1 + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM tangy

tang·i·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for tangy

tangy
/ (ˈtæŋɪ) /

adjective tangier or tangiest

having a pungent, fresh, or briny flavour or aromaa tangy sea breeze
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