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vinegarish

[vin-i-ger-ish]
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adjective
  1. resembling vinegar, as in sourness or acidity: a vinegarish odor; a vinegarish disposition.
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Origin of vinegarish

First recorded in 1640–50; vinegar + -ish1
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Related Words for vinegarish

biting, pungent, acerbic, piquant, dour, grouchy, testy, quarrelsome, cranky, prickly, grumpy, irascible, sharp, tart, acidulous, vinegarish, vinegary, bad-tempered, captious, choleric

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Historical Examples of vinegarish

  • But I am morally certain she has all sorts of vinegarish names for me.

    Anne

    Constance Fenimore Woolson

  • Like Winthorpe's, his blood was black and icy and vinegarish.

    My Friend Prospero

    Henry Harland

  • Among the ladies, there are two orders of lips—the nectarine and the vinegarish.