What is another word for tartly?

90 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ tˈɑːtli], [ tˈɑːtli], [ t_ˈɑː_t_l_i]

Tartly is a term that describes a sour or acrid taste or tone. But what are some other words that convey the same idea? Here are a few possibilities: sharply, brusquely, bitingly, acerbically, caustically, sharply, acidly, and snappishly. Each of these words suggests a sense of sharpness or acidity in tone or flavor. Whether you are writing a review of a new food product, or simply describing a conversation that left a bad taste in your mouth, having a range of words to choose from can help you more accurately and effectively convey your message.

Usage examples for Tartly

Well, as our handsome young charge evidently thinks a very great deal about love-making-" "A very great deal too much," said Mrs Doctor, tartly.
"One Maid's Mischief"
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"They would not miss us," said Mrs Doctor, tartly.
"One Maid's Mischief"
George Manville Fenn
"That doesn't account for Rosebury's disappearance, my dear," said the doctor, rather tartly, for he was annoyed at his wife's decided tone.
"One Maid's Mischief"
George Manville Fenn

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