Definition of lemony in US English:



  • See lemon

    • ‘We ate the smoky, lemony vegetables slightly warm, while the basil still had all its peppery, clove-like scent.’
    • ‘Spoon the lemony juices from the bottom of the pan onto the chicken.’
    • ‘Andrew said his cheesecake was not too tangy but nice and lemony, and the ice-cream was a delicious accompaniment.’
    • ‘Its sour, lemony flavour meant it was a traditional substitute when lemons were out of season.’
    • ‘Then there was a ramekin of lemony aubergine pate which was, in truth, more of a dip and tasted of red pepper rather than aubergine.’