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Adjective: tart (tarter,tartest)  taa(r)t
  1. (of food) pleasantly sharp or acid
    "crabapples make a tart jelly";
    - sourish, tangy
  2. Harsh
    "a tart remark";
    - sharp, sharp-worded
Noun: tart  taa(r)t
  1. A small open pie with a fruit filling
  2. [Brit] A pastry cup with a filling of fruit or custard and no top crust
  3. [offensive] A promiscuous woman
  4. [offensive] Someone, esp. a woman, who engages in sexual intercourse for money
    - prostitute, cyprian [archaic], prozzie [slang], wench [archaic], trull [archaic]

Derived forms: tartest, tarter, tarts

See also: sour, unpleasant

Type of: adult female, pastry, pie, woman

Encyclopedia: Tart, Côte-d'Or