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, 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, 18 Nov. 2019 This one, studded with artichoke hearts in a lovely, lemony liquid also brings an easy elegance to the table. oregonlive, 3 Oct. 2019 This one, studded with artichoke hearts in a lovely, lemony liquid also brings an easy elegance to the table. oregonlive, 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, 9 Sep. 2019 This one, studded with artichoke hearts in a lovely, lemony liquid also brings an easy elegance to the table. oregonlive, 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, 9 Sep. 2019 This one, studded with artichoke hearts in a lovely, lemony liquid also brings an easy elegance to the table. oregonlive, 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 22 Jun. 2021.

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