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tart

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of tart

  1. 1 causing or characterized by the one of the four basic taste sensations that is produced chiefly by acids <I didn't add enough sugar to the lemonade, and now it's way too tart> Synonyms acid, acidic, acidulous, sourish, sour, tartish, vinegaryRelated Words dry, soured, unsweetened; pungent, sharp, tangy, zestful, zesty, zingy; astringent, puckery hyperacidNear Antonyms sweet; bland, smooth; flat, flavorless, insipid, savorless, tasteless, zestless; dilute, thin, watery, weak

  2. 2 marked by the use of wit that is intended to cause hurt feelings <stood ready with a tart comeback in case the lout asked her if she wanted to dance> Synonyms acerb, acerbic, acid, acidic, acidulous, acrid, barbed, biting, caustic, corrosive, cutting, mordant, pungent, sardonic, satiric (or satirical), scalding, scathing, sharp, smart-aleck, smart-alecky, smart-mouthed, snarky, sarcasticRelated Words brisk, cross, sharp-tongued, sour, sourish, spiky (also spikey), tartish; incisive, keen, poignant, trenchant; cynical, dry, ironic (also ironical), wry; facetious, flippant, tongue-in-cheek; acrimonious, bitter, resentful, vitriolic; harsh, rough, severe, stringent; abrupt, blunt, brusque (also brusk), concise, crisp, curt, gruff, pithy, snippety, snippy, succinct, terse; backhanded, insincereNear Antonyms amusing, droll, merry, playful, sportive, waggish; gentle, mild; bland; good-humored, good-natured; diplomatic, polite, smooth, suave, urbane; affable, cordial, genial, gracious, hospitable, sociable




tart

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of tart

  1. a woman who engages in sexual activities for money <the sort of skimpy outfit that could cause a girl to be mistaken for a tart> Synonyms bawd, call girl, cocotte, courtesan, drab, harlot, hooker, hustler, sex worker, streetwalker, strumpet, prostitute, whoreRelated Words madam, madame; white slave; bimbo [slang], chippie (also chippy), doxy (also doxie), floozy (or floozie), tramp; bitch, hussy, jade, minx; coquette, flirt, libertine, siren, tempter, temptress, vamp, wench





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