Definition of oniony in US English:



  • See onion

    • ‘I use them around the garden as companion plants, which means I'm never without the oniony component of salads, soups and stews.’
    • ‘The dip was oniony and lightly fishy, a perfect complement to the warm pocketless pitas that came alongside it.’
    • ‘The latter are smoky, but not too smoky; fresh, not crispy; sticky with an oniony, chili-flecked syrup - and flavorful enough that they don't need the ranch.’
    • ‘Once I see the oniony liquid start to seep out, I'll add the vinegar to it.’
    • ‘The saucy, oniony beans and yellow rice make it homey.’