Meaning of tartly in English:


Pronunciation /ˈtɑːtli/

Translate tartly into Spanish


See tart

‘‘I didn't have any leftover time,’ she recalled tartly, ‘for high jinks.’’
  • ‘It's just a short squib of a post, but tartly phrased.’
  • ‘It is, as a Hentoff book title tartly puts it, ‘freedom of speech for me - but not for thee.’’
  • ‘Christine launched into a lively denunciation of the anti-woman Romance of the Rose, pointing out tartly the many faults in its logic and its humanity.’
  • ‘He dismissed the views of ‘a good many writers who have tartly denigrated the role of the family.’’