Definition of Lemony

1. Adjective. Tasting sour like a lemon.

Exact synonyms: Lemonlike, Sourish, Tangy, Tart
Similar to: Sour
Derivative terms: Lemon, Lemon, Tang, Tanginess, Tartness, Tartness



Definition of Lemony

1. Adjective. Being lemon-like, especially in terms of taste. ¹

2. Adjective. Of or pertaining to lemons. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lemony

1. lemon [adj] - See also: lemon

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lemony

lemonier
lemoniest
lemoniness
lemoning
lemonish
lemonize
lemonized
lemonizes
lemonizing
lemonless
lemonlike
lemons
lemonwood
lemonwood tree
lemonwoods
lemony (current term)
lemoynite
lempira
lempiras
lemur
lemures
lemurian
lemurians
lemurid
lemuridae
lemurids
lemurine
lemurines
lemurlike
lemuroid

Literary usage of Lemony

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Naked Reading: Uncovering What Tweens Need to Become Lifelong Readers by Teri S. Lesesne (2006)
"Later, they explored Animorphs and lemony Snicket. ... Natalie reads and rereads Harry Potter and lemony Snicket because, "you know, you miss stuff the ..."

2. New Reports of Cases Argued and Determined, in the Court of Common Pleas by John Bernard Bosanquet, Great Britain Court of Common Pleas, Christopher Puller (1808)
"... was paid over by the faid Thomas Harvey to the fsid William lemony to the ufe and behoof of the faid William Lemon^ that the delay which took place ..."

3. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1867)
"It must be clear and pure ; not lemony or dirty, or mottled through the cheese, but a rich shade of cream that gives a pleasing effect to the eye, ..."

4. Putnam's Magazine: Original Papers on Literature, Science, Art, and National by John Walter Osborne (1854)
"Of course, during lemony, there was considerable enunciation of names and interchanging cf the complimentary and conventional phrases that are customary on ..."

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