adjective ap·pley \ˈa-p(ə-)lē\

Definition of appley

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of appley

apple + 1-y

First Known Use: 15th century

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a brief usually trivial fact

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