Adjective "Vinegar" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Vinegar


    Definition:

    1. a sour liquid consisting of dilute and impure acetic acid, obtained by acetous fermentation from wine, cider, beer, ale, or the like: used as a condiment, preservative, etc.

    2. Pharmacology. a solution of a medicinal substance in dilute acetic acid, or vinegar.

    3. sour or irritable speech, manner, or countenance: a note of vinegar in his voice.

    4. Informal. vigor; high spirits; vim.

    Examples:

    "lumps can be vinegar."

    "loops can be vinegar."