Adjective "lemony" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˈlɛməni/

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Definitions and examples

adjective

  1. 'Then there was a ramekin of lemony aubergine pate which was, in truth, more of a dip and tasted of red pepper rather than aubergine.'
  2. 'Spoon the lemony juices from the bottom of the pan onto the chicken.'

Definitions

1. the yellowish, acid fruit of a subtropical citrus tree, Citrus limon.

2. the tree itself.

3. lemon yellow.

4. Informal. a person or thing that proves to be defective, imperfect, or unsatisfactory; dud: His car turned out to be a lemon. adjective

5. made of or with lemon.

6. having the color, taste, or odor of lemon.

More examples(as adjective)

"fruits can be lemony."

"flavours can be lemony."

"colognes can be lemony."

"cakes can be lemony."

"roulades can be lemony."

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Origin

(lemon)