sweet-and-sour

sweet-and-sour
\\| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷\ adjective
: seasoned with sugar and vinegar or lemon juice

sweet-and-sour tongue

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/sweet"n soweur", -sow"euhr/, adj.
cooked with sugar and vinegar or lemon juice and often other seasonings.
[1925-30]

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sweetˈ-and-sourˈ adjective
1. Cooked with sugar and vinegar or lemon juice
2. (in Oriental cookery) having a seasoning of sugar, vinegar, soy sauce, etc
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Main Entry:sweet

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sweet-and-sour UK US adjective
sweet-and-sour food contains both sweet and sour flavours
Thesaurus: words used to describe specific tastes and flavourshyponym

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sweet-and-sour «SWEET uhn SOWR», adjective.
1. made with sugar and vinegar or lemon juice: »

a sweet-and-sour sauce.

2. flavored with a sweet-and-sour sauce: »

sweet-and-sour chicken, beef, or pork.

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adj. [attrib.] (esp. of Chinese-style food) cooked in a sauce containing sugar and either vinegar or lemon

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/ˌswiːtn̩ˈsawɚ/ adj, always used before a noun
: having a flavor that is both sweet and sour

sweet-and-sour chicken/pork

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ˌsweet-and-ˈsour [sweet-and-sour] adjective only before noun
(of food) cooked in a sauce that contains sugar and ↑vinegar or lemon

Chinese sweet-and-sour pork


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • sweet-and-sour — UK / US adjective sweet and sour food contains both sweet and sour flavours …   English dictionary

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