"vinegar" Definition

  1. a. A sour liquid used as a condiment, or as a preservative, and obtained by the spontaneous (acetous) fermentation, or by the artificial oxidation, of wine, cider, beer, or the like.
  2. a. Hence, anything sour; -- used also metaphorically.
  3. v. t. To convert into vinegar; to make like vinegar; to render sour or sharp.

More About vinegar

Position in dictionary: 107828 of 111710 words.
Word Type: a., a., v. t.,
Words that start with "vinegar": 3
Words that end with "vinegar": 1
Words that contain "vinegar": 3
Next words in dictionary: vinegarette, vinegary, viner, vinery, vinette, vinewed, vineyard, vineyardist, vingt et un, vingtun
Previous words in dictionary: vinedresser, vined, vineal, vine-clad, vine, vindictive, vindicatory, vindicator, vindicative, vindication

English Dictionary Definition of vinegar

Read all of this dictionary's definitions for the word "vinegar" on this page. Also learn the word type, other words that start with, end with or contain this word, the position in the dictionary and the next and previous terms. The historical definitions of the word "vinegar" found on this page is taken from the 1913 edition of Webster's Unabridged Dictionary.