Tarter vs Darter - What's the difference?

tarter | darter |


As an adjective tarter

is (tart).

As a noun darter is

a waterbird with a long neck in the family anhingidae.

tarter

English

Adjective

(head)
  • (tart)
  • Anagrams

    *

    tart

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) tart, from (etyl) .

    Adjective

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

    Etymology 2

    (etyl) . Cognate to (m).

    Noun

    (en noun) (wikipedia tart)
  • A type of small open pie, or piece of pastry, containing jelly or conserve; a sort of fruit pie.
  • Derived terms
    * treacle tart

    Etymology 3

    From by shortening

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (British, slang) A prostitute.
  • (British, slang, derogatory) By extension, any woman with loose sexual morals.
  • Synonyms
    * (prostitute) See also * (prostitute) See also

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To practice prostitution
  • To practice promiscuous sex
  • To dress garishly, ostentatiously, whorish,or slutty
  • Derived terms
    * egg tart * pop tart (slang) * tart up

    darter

    English

    (wikipedia darter)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A waterbird with a long neck in the family Anhingidae.
  • Any of various darting freshwater fish of the family Percidae, that are usually small and brightly coloured and are native to North America.
  • Synonyms

    * anhinga, snakebird

    Anagrams

    * retard * tarred * trader