lem·​ony ˈle-mə-nē How to pronounce lemony (audio)
: resembling or suggestive of a lemon

Examples of lemony in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There was a recipe for crispy brussels sprouts, which almost every table seems to order: sizzling wedges on a bed of garlic-confit yogurt, topped with lemony barberries. Marcela Valdes. Photographs and Videos By Peden + Munk, New York Times, 28 Mar. 2024 Toss with lemony garlic butter, and serve immediately. Southern Living Test Kitchen, Southern Living, 22 Mar. 2024 The menu’s filled with elevated takes on Italian classics, like rustic bruschetta, rich pasta alla carbonara, lemony veal cutlets or the rotating ravioli of the day. Rachel Bernhard, Journal Sentinel, 19 Mar. 2024 Try them in dishes like Pasta al Limone, Chicken Piccata, or lemony white fish. Zoe Denenberg, Bon Appétit, 23 Feb. 2024 The lemon meringue pie is a classic with its bright, smooth lemony flavor crowned by a fluffy mountain of meringue. Roger Naylor, The Arizona Republic, 18 Feb. 2024 This filling, flavorful dish is aromatic with garlic, and has a subtle warmth from the chiles and a lovely lemony brightness. Ellie Krieger, Washington Post, 14 Feb. 2024 Take the flavor of your charcuterie to the next level by marinating salami, artichoke hearts, olives, and mozzarella balls in a lemony olive oil. 19 of 19 Pineapple-Black Bean Guacamole View Recipe Guacamole is always the first thing to go at parties. Wini Moranville, Better Homes & Gardens, 14 Dec. 2023 Lemon zest: For a double dose of tart, lemony flavor. Southern Living Test Kitchen, Southern Living, 20 Nov. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1859, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of lemony was in 1859

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“Lemony.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lemony. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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