[ vin-i-ger-ish ]
/ ˈvɪn ɪ gər ɪʃ /
resembling vinegar, as in sourness or acidity: a vinegarish odor; a vinegarish disposition.
biting, pungent, acerbic, piquant, dour, grouchy, testy, quarrelsome, cranky, prickly, grumpy, irascible, sharp, tart, acidulous, vinegary, bad-tempered, captious, choleric, contrary
- vinegar eel,
- vinegar fly,
Origin of vinegarish
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Examples from the Web for vinegarish
But I am morally certain she has all sorts of vinegarish names for me.Anne|Constance Fenimore Woolson
Among the ladies, there are two orders of lips—the nectarine and the vinegarish.