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4 letters words from 'tart'

TART 4TRAT 4

3 letters words from 'tart'

ART 3ATT 3
RAT 3TAR 3
TAT 3 

2 letters words from 'tart'

AR 2AT 2
TA 2 

All 4 letters words made out of tart

tart atrt trat rtat artt ratt tatr attr ttar ttar attr tatr trta rtta ttra ttra rtta trta artt ratt atrt tart rtat trat

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word tart. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in tart.

Definitions and meaning of tart

tart

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /tɑɹt/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /tɑːt/
  • Rhymes: -ɑː(ɹ)t

Etymology 1

From Middle English tart, from Old English teart (sharp, rough, severe), from Proto-Germanic *tartaz (rough, sharp, tearing), from Proto-Germanic *teraną (to tear), from Proto-Indo-European *der- (to flay, split, cleave). Related to Dutch tarten (to defy, challenge, mock), German trotzen (to defy, brave, mock), German zart (delicate, tender), perhaps Albanian thartë (sour, acid, sharp).

Adjective

tart (comparative tarter, superlative tartest)

  1. Sharp to the taste; acid; sour.
    I ate a very tart apple.
  2. (of wine) high or too high in acidity.
  3. (figuratively) Sharp; keen; severe.
    He gave me a very tart reply.
Synonyms
  • (of wine: high in acidity): green
Derived terms
  • tarten
  • tartness
Translations

Etymology 2

From Middle English tart, tarte, from Old French tarte, tartre (flat pastry) (compare Medieval Latin tarta), of unknown origin. Perhaps an alteration of Old French torte, tourte, from Vulgar Latin *torta, from torta (twisted) panis (bread), from feminine of Latin tortus (twisted, folded over). Cognate to torta.

Noun

tart (plural tarts)

  1. A type of small open pie, or piece of pastry, containing jelly or conserve; a sort of fruit pie.
Derived terms
  • Bakewell tart
  • egg tart
  • pineapple tart
  • treacle tart
Related terms
  • tort
  • torta
  • torte
  • torture
Translations

Etymology 3

From sweetheart or jam tart (attractive woman) by shortening

Noun

tart (plural tarts)

  1. (Britain, slang) A prostitute.
  2. (Britain, slang, derogatory) By extension, any woman with loose sexual morals.
    • 1950, Roy E. Blick (police inspector), testimony before the United States Congress:
      We know the majority of the places that these tarts will hang out at.
Synonyms
  • (prostitute): See also Thesaurus:prostitute
  • (prostitute): See also Thesaurus:promiscuous woman
Derived terms
  • tartlet
Translations

Verb

tart (third-person singular simple present tarts, present participle tarting, simple past and past participle tarted)

  1. To practice prostitution
  2. To practice promiscuous sex
  3. To dress garishly, ostentatiously, whorishly, or sluttily
Derived terms
  • pop tart (slang)
  • tart up

Anagrams

  • Trat, attr

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɑrt

Verb

tart

  1. first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of tarten
  2. imperative of tarten

Hungarian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈtɒrt]
  • Rhymes: -ɒrt

Etymology 1

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Verb

tart

  1. (transitive) to keep (many different senses overlapping with English, see examples)
    Synonyms: őriz, megőriz
  2. (transitive) to hold
    Synonym: fog
  3. (transitive) to support (keep in the same place, withstanding its weight)
    Synonyms: támaszt, megtámaszt
    Antonym: elenged (to let go)
  4. (intransitive) to take up space or time, extend, to last (-tól/-től-ig)
    Antonyms: végződik, véget ér (to end)
  5. (intransitive) momentarily describing whether a process is still in progress, and if yes how far it has gone
  6. (intransitive) to esteem, deem, regard, think highly or poorly of (with -ra/-re)
  7. (intransitive) to head into a direction
    Synonym: megy
  8. (intransitive) to fear (of someone or something -tól/-től)
    Synonym: fél
  9. (intransitive, used with attól) to be afraid, to be regretful, to be sorry
    Synonym: sajnál
  10. (mathematics) to converge, have limit at (-hoz/-hez/-höz or -ba/-be)
Conjugation
Derived terms

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Etymology 2

tar (bald) +‎ -t (accusative suffix)

Adjective

tart

  1. accusative singular of tar

Further reading

  • tart in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.

Irish

Etymology

From Old Irish tart, from Proto-Celtic *tartus, from Proto-Indo-European *térstus, from *ters- (dry).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /t̪ˠaɾˠt̪ˠ/

Noun

tart m (genitive singular tarta)

  1. thirst

Declension

Mutation

References

  • “tart”, in Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors, eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language, 2019
  • “tart” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 2nd ed., 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • "tart" in Foclóir Gaeilge–Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.

Middle English

Etymology 1

From Old English teart, from Proto-Germanic *tartaz.

Alternative forms

  • (Early ME) teart
  • tarte, terte

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tart/
  • (dialectal) IPA(key): /tɛːrt/

Adjective

tart (rare)

  1. Sour, tart; having much acidity.
  2. (Early Middle English) Acute, keen; showing sharpness.
Descendants
  • English: tart, teart
  • Scots: tairt
References
  • “tart, adj.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2018-12-25.

Etymology 2

Noun

tart

  1. Alternative form of tarte

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Old Norse tartr. Doublet of tert.

Noun

tart m (definite singular tarten, indefinite plural tarter, definite plural tartene)

  1. (zoology) a small salmon
    Synonym: svele

References

  • “tart” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Anagrams

  • ratt

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Old Norse tartr. Doublet of tert.

Noun

tart m (definite singular tarten, indefinite plural tartar, definite plural tartane)

  1. (zoology) a small salmon
    Synonyms: silung, svelung, svele

References

  • “tart” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Anagrams

  • ratt

Old French

Adjective

tart m (oblique and nominative feminine singular tarde)

  1. late (after the end of a given period)

Adverb

tart

  1. late (after the end of a given period)

Related terms

  • tarder

Descendants

  • French: tard

Old Irish

Etymology 1

From Proto-Celtic *tartus, from Proto-Indo-European *térstus, from *ters- (dry).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tar͈t/

Noun

tart m (genitive tarta)

  1. thirst
Inflection
Descendants
  • Irish: tart

Mutation

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tar͈d/

Verb

·tart

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive perfective prototonic of do·beir

Mutation

References

  • “tart”, in Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors, eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language, 2019

Old Norse

Noun

tart

  1. accusative singular indefinite of tartr m

Polish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tart/

Noun

tart

  1. genitive plural of tarta

Source: wiktionary.org
  • TARSOMETATARSUS, a long bone in the lower leg of birds and some reptiles, formed by the fusion of tarsal and metatarsal structures.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)