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1. lemon

noun. ['ˈlɛmən'] yellow oval fruit with juicy acidic flesh.

Synonyms

  • lemon rind
  • citrous fruit
  • citrus
  • citrus fruit
  • Citrus limon
  • lemon peel

Etymology

  • lymon (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Lemon

  • stemen
  • stehman
  • klemann
  • kleman
  • clemen
  • bremen
  • yemen
  • wehman
  • semon
  • rehmann
  • rehman
  • lemmon
  • hemmen
  • hemann
  • hehman
  • gehman
  • demmon
  • ehmann
  • ehman

Example sentences of the word lemon


1. Adjective
Squeeze some fresh lemon juice onto a cotton ball.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
The refreshing drink features lemon, water, sparkling water and honey.

Quotes containing the word lemon


1. You picked a lemon, throw it away lemonade is overrated. Freaks should remain at the circus, not in your apartment. You already have one asshole. You don’t need another. Make a space in your life for the glorious things you deserve. Have faith.
- Greg Behrendt, He's Just Not That Into You: The No-Excuses Truth to Understanding Guys

2. The Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy also mentions alcohol. It says that the best drink in existence is the Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster, the effect of which is like having your brains smashed out with a slice of lemon wrapped round a large gold brick.
- Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

3. There’s a really stupid saying: When life hands you a lemon, make lemonade. Well, I have a better saying: When life hands you a lemon, shove that lemon up its stupid butt.
- Gena Showalter, Oh My Goth

2. lemon-wood_tree

noun. South African evergreen having hard tough wood.

Synonyms

  • lemonwood tree
  • Psychotria
  • genus Psychotria
  • tree
  • Psychotria capensis
  • lemonwood

3. lemon-scented

adjective. smelling of lemons.

Antonyms

  • malodorous

4. lemon-wood

noun. South African evergreen having hard tough wood.

Synonyms

  • Psychotria
  • lemon-wood tree
  • genus Psychotria
  • tree
  • Psychotria capensis
  • lemonwood

5. lemon-scented_gum

noun. similar to but smaller than the spotted gum and having lemon-scented leaves.

Synonyms

  • eucalyptus tree
  • eucalyptus
  • Eucalyptus citriodora
  • eucalypt

6. lemon

noun. ['ˈlɛmən'] a strong yellow color.

Synonyms

  • yellow
  • lemon yellow
  • gamboge
  • yellowness

Antonyms

  • achromatic
  • healthy
  • unsensational
  • new

Etymology

  • lymon (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. lemon

noun. ['ˈlɛmən'] an artifact (especially an automobile) that is defective or unsatisfactory.

Synonyms

  • stinker
  • artifact

Antonyms

  • dislike
  • hotness
  • achromatic color

Etymology

  • lymon (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. lemon

noun. ['ˈlɛmən'] a small evergreen tree that originated in Asia but is widely cultivated for its fruit.

Synonyms

  • lemon tree
  • sweet lime
  • citrus
  • sweet lemon
  • Citrus limon
  • citrus tree
  • Citrus limetta

Etymology

  • lymon (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. lemon

noun. ['ˈlɛmən'] a distinctive tart flavor characteristic of lemons.

Synonyms

  • flavor
  • savor
  • sapidity
  • nip
  • relish
  • flavour
  • tang
  • smack

Antonyms

  • custom-made

Etymology

  • lymon (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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