Synonyms & Antonyms of tart

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 causing or characterized by the one of the basic taste sensations that is produced chiefly by acids
  • I didn't add enough sugar to the lemonade, and now it's way too tart

Synonyms for tart

Words Related to tart

Near Antonyms for tart



Synonyms of tart (Entry 2 of 2)

a woman who engages in sexual activities for money
  • another movie featuring an Old West saloon scene with the requisite gamblers, gunslingers, and tarts

Synonyms for tart

Words Related to tart

Phrases Synonymous with tart

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about tart

Time Traveler for tart

Time Traveler

The first known use of tart was before the 12th century

See more words from the same century

Cite this Entry

“Tart.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 19 January 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on tart

Dictionary: Definition of tart

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with tart

Spanish Central: Translation of tart

Nglish: Translation of tart for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of tart for Arabic Speakers Encyclopedia article about tart

Comments on tart

What made you want to look up tart? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


to insert between existing elements

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

The Eponym Quiz

  • rubens painting
  • Which is the best synonym of bowdlerize?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!