vinegar
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /ˈvɪnəɡɚ/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈvɪnəɡə/
Noun

vinegar

  1. (uncountable) A sour liquid formed by the fermentation of alcohol used as a condiment or preservative; a dilute solution of acetic acid.
  2. (countable) Any variety of vinegar.
    a range of herb-flavoured vinegars
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vinegar (vinegars, present participle vinegaring; past and past participle vinegared)

  1. (transitive) To season or otherwise treat with vinegar.
    • 1841 February–November, Charles Dickens, “Barnaby Rudge”, in Master Humphrey’s Clock, volume (please specify ), London: Chapman & Hall, […], OCLC 633494058 ↗, chapter 19:
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      Accordingly, after a vast amount of moaning and crying up-stairs, and much damping of foreheads, and vinegaring of temples, and hartshorning of noses, and so forth […]



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