Definitions of tartness
  1. noun
    a sharp sour taste
    synonyms: acerbity
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    type of:
    acidity, sour, sourness
    the property of being acidic
  2. noun
    the taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth
    synonyms: sour, sourness
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    acidity, acidulousness
    the taste experience when something acidic is taken into the mouth
    type of:
    gustatory perception, gustatory sensation, taste, taste perception, taste sensation
    the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus
  3. noun
    a rough and bitter manner
    synonyms: acerbity, acrimony, bitterness, jaundice, thorniness
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    type of:
    an ill-tempered and offensive disposition
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