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English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

May be from Old English teart.

Adjective

tart (comparative er, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
tart

Comparative
er

Superlative
{{{2}}}

  1. Sharp to the taste; acid; sour.
    a tart apple
  2. Of wine: high or too high in acidity.
  3. (figuratively) Sharp; keen; severe.
    a tart reply
    tart language
    a tart rebuke
Derived terms
Synonyms

of wine: high in acidity

Translations

Etymology 2

Old French tarte (flat pastry).

Noun

Singular
tart

Plural
{{{1}}}

tart ({{{1}}})
  1. A type of small open pie, or piece of pastry, containing jelly or conserve; a sort of fruit pie.
Derived terms
Translations

Etymology 3

From sweetheart or jam tart (attractive woman) by shortening

Noun

Singular
tart

Plural
{{{1}}}

tart ({{{1}}})
  1. (UK) (slang) A prostitute.
  2. (UK) (slang) By extension, any woman with loose sexual morals.
Synonyms
Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to tart

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to tart (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To practice prostitution
  2. To practice promiscuous sex
  3. To dress garishly or ostentatiously
Derived terms

Dutch

Verb form

tart

  1. challenges, dares, defies (first-person, second-person and third-person singular present tense of tarten)

Hungarian

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈtɒrt/

Verb

tart

  1. to keep
  2. to take (time)

Derived terms


Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [t̪ˠaɾˠt̪ˠ]

Noun

tart m.

  1. thirst
    tart orm – "I am thirsty" (lit. "Thirst is on me")
    Chuir an liamhás tart air – "The ham made him thirsty" (lit. "The ham put thirst on him.")

Declension

Third declension

Bare forms (no plural of this noun)

Case Singular
Nominative tart
Vocative a thart
Genitive tarta
Dative tart

Forms with the definite article:

Case Singular
Nominative an tart
Genitive an tarta
Dative leis an tart

don tart

Mutation

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
tart thart dtart
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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