- sour, like vinegar
Translations: Etymology: vinegar + -y
- When Martha reopened the bottle of wine from the previous week's party, a whiff indicated that drinking it was out of the question.
- (figurative) acerbic, bitter
- Edward's maiden aunt was a old soul with a sharp tongue and quick temper; she would not be receiving a wedding invitation.
- of a liquid, having turned partially or fully to vinegar.
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