adjective, tang·i·er, tang·i·est.
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OTHER WORDS FROM tangytang·i·ness, noun
Words nearby tangy
Example sentences from the Web for tangy
For the full street-food effect, wash back a meal with one of the taqueria’s refreshing aguas frescas, sweet-tangy tamarind being my first choice.Taqueria Xochi serves mouthwatering Mexican food from a tiny U Street storefront|Tom Sietsema|December 18, 2020|Washington Post
I’m not sure what this thin brick of pork would taste like without the shellac of sticky, tangy sauce, and I’m not sure I want to know.The McRib is back at McDonald’s, and after a taste, I still don’t get its cult appeal|Tim Carman|December 3, 2020|Washington Post
To add subtle tangy and creamy notes, I added a little cream cheese.If you’re craving a lemon cookie that actually tastes like lemon, this is it|Brother Andrew Corriente|December 2, 2020|Washington Post
Instead, the dark, sticky cloves taste sweet, tangy and full of fruity flavor.There’s a science to food pairing, and you can learn it here|Peter Coucquyt, Bernard Lahousse, and Johan Langenbick|October 22, 2020|Popular Science
Instead, you most likely see those melty, tangy, flat yellow squares, individually wrapped in plastic and paired with Wonder Bread or a fast-food cheese burger.Artisanal American Cheese Was Finally on Top of the World, and Then the World Fell Apart|Jaya Saxena|October 5, 2020|Eater
The sauce is a mélange of flavors—tangy, salty, and sweet—lathered on a crisp shell encasing the warm, tender meat.‘The Search for General Tso’: The Origins of America’s Favorite Chinese Dish, General Tso’s Chicken|Marlow Stern|April 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In Turkey, it goes by the name iskembe corbasi and has a tangy vinegar or lemon base.
In the Amazon rainforest, lemon ants are said to have a tangy flavor.Cicadas, Grasshoppers, Locusts, Ants Among the Tastiest Insects|Nina Strochlic|May 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Her humor was New York humor, layered and tangy with irony; chewy and Jewish and deadpan and literate.Remembering Nora Ephron as Our Dorothy Parker, but More|Stephen Schiff|June 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The sorbet was tangy and was a tad tart while in the main course the pepper in the yam croquette brought it to life.
A peculiar, tangy smell was in the air—the smell of burning grass.The Flying U's Last Stand|B. M. Bower
Medium, semihard and tangy, also used for slicing until nine months old.
Made from milk of goats that still overrun the original Goat Island, and tangy as a buck.
Time flew apace, and when they came down the hill again from Tangy Point the sky was golden with sunset.The Head Girl at the Gables|Angela Brazil
As he walked, he breathed deeply of the tangy night air, and sighed with satisfaction.Feet Of Clay|Phillip Hoskins