tartier; tartiest
: resembling or suggestive of a prostitute (as in clothing or manner)

Examples of tarty in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Some fruits can lack freshness and become less sweet or tarty under stress. Rachel Ramirez, CNN, 23 Mar. 2024

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Word History

Etymology

tart entry 2

First Known Use

1918, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tarty was in 1918

Dictionary Entries Near tarty

Cite this Entry

“Tarty.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tarty. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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