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Meaning of TART

Pronunciation:  târt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  (British) pastry cup with a filling of fruit or custard and no top crust
  2. [n]  (United States) a small open pie with a fruit filling
  3. [n]  a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
  4. [adj]  harsh; "sharp criticism"; "a sharp-worded exchange"; "a tart remark"
  5. [adj]  tasting sour like a lemon

TART is a 4 letter word that starts with T.


 Synonyms: bawd, cocotte, cyprian, fancy woman, harlot, lady of pleasure, lemonlike, lemony, prostitute, sharp, sharp-worded, sour, sourish, sporting lady, tangy, trollop, unpleasant, whore, woman of the street, working girl
 See Also: adult female, apple tart, call girl, camp follower, demimondaine, floozie, floozy, hooker, hustler, lobster tart, pastry, pie, quiche, slattern, street girl, streetwalker, tartlet, white slave, woman



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Tart\, a. [AS. teart. [root]63. Cf. {Tear}, v. t.]
    1. Sharp to the taste; acid; sour; as, a tart apple.
    2. Fig.: Sharp; keen; severe; as, a tart reply; tart
       language; a tart rebuke.
             Why art thou tart, my brother?        --Bunyan.
  2. \Tart\, n. [OE. tarte, F. tarte; perhaps originally the
    same word as tourte, LL. torta, fr. L. tortus, p. p. of
    torquere to twist, bend, wind, because tarts were originally
    made of a twisted shape. Cf. {Torture}, n.]
    A species of small open pie, or piece of pastry, containing
    jelly or conserve; a sort of fruit pie.