lemony

adjective
lem·​ony | \ ˈle-mə-nē How to pronounce lemony (audio) \

Definition of lemony

: resembling or suggestive of a lemon

Examples of lemony in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Here, a sheet-pan salmon goes on top of a crunchy, colorful and lemony salad. Becky Krystal, Washington Post, "The 10 recipes our readers loved most this year," 19 Dec. 2019 For a bright, lemony moment, there’ll be herby salad to nibble on between bites of stuffing and gravy. The New York Times News Service Syndicate, The Denver Post, "Small kitchen, big Thanksgiving," 18 Nov. 2019 This one, studded with artichoke hearts in a lovely, lemony liquid also brings an easy elegance to the table. oregonlive, "Quick and flavorful chickpea stew is perfect for busy nights," 3 Oct. 2019 This one, studded with artichoke hearts in a lovely, lemony liquid also brings an easy elegance to the table. oregonlive, "Quick and flavorful chickpea stew is perfect for busy nights," 3 Oct. 2019 This one, studded with artichoke hearts in a lovely, lemony liquid also brings an easy elegance to the table. Ellie Krieger, The Denver Post, "A quick and flavorful chickpea stew for all your busy nights ahead," 9 Sep. 2019 This one, studded with artichoke hearts in a lovely, lemony liquid also brings an easy elegance to the table. oregonlive, "Quick and flavorful chickpea stew is perfect for busy nights," 3 Oct. 2019 This one, studded with artichoke hearts in a lovely, lemony liquid also brings an easy elegance to the table. Ellie Krieger, The Denver Post, "A quick and flavorful chickpea stew for all your busy nights ahead," 9 Sep. 2019 This one, studded with artichoke hearts in a lovely, lemony liquid also brings an easy elegance to the table. oregonlive, "Quick and flavorful chickpea stew is perfect for busy nights," 3 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of lemony

1859, in the meaning defined above

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“Lemony.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lemony. Accessed 13 Jul. 2020.

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