ap·​pley | \ ˈa-p(ə-)lē How to pronounce appley (audio) \

Definition of appley

: of, relating to, or characteristic of apples an appley flavor/aroma They all taste like wine, but each is distinct, in the same way that a Granny Smith and a Golden Delicious apple both taste appley but differ from each other.— Andrea Immer, Real Simple, June/July 2002 Very appley nose, some vanilla. Clean, with nice acidity.Gourmet, December 2003

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First Known Use of appley

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for appley

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“Appley.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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