1. Sharp to the taste; acid; sour; as, a tart apple.
2. Fig.: Sharp; keen; severe; as, a tart reply; tart language; a tart rebuke.
Why art thou tart, my brother? --Bunyan.
Tart, n. A species of small open pie, or piece of pastry, containing jelly or conserve; a sort of fruit pie.
adj 1: tasting sour like a lemon [syn: lemony, lemonlike, sourish,
2: harsh; "sharp criticism"; "a sharp-worded exchange"; "a tart
remark" [syn: sharp, sharp-worded]
n 1: a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money [syn: prostitute,
cocotte, whore, harlot, bawd, cyprian, fancy
woman, working girl, sporting lady, lady of
pleasure, woman of the street]
2: a small open pie with a fruit filling
3: pastry cup with a filling of fruit or custard and no top