What does TART mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prostitute, cocotte, whore, harlot, bawd, tart, cyprian, fancy woman, working girl, sporting lady, lady of pleasure, woman of the street(noun)

    a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money

  2. tart(noun)

    a small open pie with a fruit filling

  3. tart(adj)

    a pastry cup with a filling of fruit or custard and no top crust

  4. lemony, lemonlike, sourish, tangy, tart(adj)

    tasting sour like a lemon

  5. sharp, sharp-worded, tart(adj)


    "sharp criticism"; "a sharp-worded exchange"; "a tart remark"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tart(verb)

    sharp to the taste; acid; sour; as, a tart apple

  2. Tart(verb)

    fig.: Sharp; keen; severe; as, a tart reply; tart language; a tart rebuke

  3. Tart(noun)

    a species of small open pie, or piece of pastry, containing jelly or conserve; a sort of fruit pie


  1. Tart

    A tart is a baked dish consisting of a filling over a pastry base with an open top not covered with pastry. The pastry is usually shortcrust pastry; the filling may be sweet or savoury, though modern tarts are usually fruit-based, sometimes with custard. Tartlet refers to a miniature tart. Examples of tarts include jam tarts, which may be different colours depending on the flavour of the jam used to fill them, and the Bakewell tart. The categories of 'tart', 'flan', and 'pie' overlap, with no sharp distinctions, though 'pie' is the more common term in the United States. The French word tarte can be translated to mean either pie or tart, as both are mainly the same with the exception of a pie usually covering the filling in pastry, while flans and tarts leave it open. The Italian crostata, dating to at least the mid-1400s, has been described as a "rustic free-form version of an open fruit tart". Early medieval tarts generally had meat fillings, but later ones were often based on fruit and custard. Tarte Tatin is an upside-down tart, of apples, other fruit, or onions. Savoury tarts include quiche, a family of savoury tarts with a mostly custard filling; German Zwiebelkuchen 'onion tart', and Swiss cheese tart made from Gruyere.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tart

    tärt, adj. sharp or sour to the taste: (fig.) sharp: severe.—adj. Tart′ish, somewhat tart.—adv. Tart′ly.—n. Tart′ness. [A.S. teartteran, to tear.]

  2. Tart

    tärt, n. a small pie, containing fruit or jelly baked in paste.—n. Tart′let, a small tart. [O. Fr. tarte—L. torta, fem. of pa.p. of torquēre, twist.]

Editors Contribution

  1. tart

    A type of food, a baked pastry dish created and designed in various colors, fillings, ingredients, pastry, shapes and sizes to eat.

    A tart can be both savory and sweet and in all types of pastry to meet everyone's taste and need.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of TART in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of TART in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. James Beard:

    A gourmet who thinks of calories is like a tart who looks at her watch.

  2. Washington Irving:

    A tart temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.

  3. Washington Irving:

    A tart temper never mellows with age; and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.

  4. Robert Louis Stevenson:

    The friendly cow all red and white, I love with all my heart: She gives me cream with all her might; to eat with apple tart.

  5. Myriah Velazco:

    I started looking and realizing I had been totally fooled, it's not always the stuff you'd think. Some of the all-natural granola bars have more sugar than just eating a Pop-Tart. You have to read every single label.

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