sweet-and-sour

adjective
\ ˌswē-tᵊn-ˈsau̇(-ə)r How to pronounce sweet-and-sour (audio) \

Definition of sweet-and-sour

: seasoned with a sauce containing sugar and vinegar or lemon juice sweet-and-sour shrimp

First Known Use of sweet-and-sour

1928, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sweet-and-sour was in 1928

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“Sweet-and-sour.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sweet-and-sour. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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sweet-and-sour

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of sweet-and-sour

: having a flavor that is both sweet and sour

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