Tartlike vs Tarlike - What's the difference?

tartlike | tarlike |

As adjectives the difference between tartlike and tarlike

is that tartlike is resembling or characteristic of a tart (confection) while tarlike is resembling tar.




(en adjective)
  • Resembling or characteristic of a tart (confection).
  • * 2005 , Nancy Baggett, The All-American Dessert Book
  • The custom of preparing rich, tartlike cheesecakes with eggs, mild fresh cheese, lemon, and often raisins or currants dates back centuries in Europe.
  • Resembling or characteristic of a tart (prostitute or loose woman).
  • * 2008 , Ashley Herzog, Feminism Vs. Women
  • We're talking about a workplace where any young woman with a sufficiently tartlike demeanor could reportedly enjoy the President's precious affections




    (en adjective)
  • Resembling tar
  • *{{quote-news, year=2007, date=February 4, author=Christopher Jensen, title=Engine Sludge: When Good Oil Goes Bad, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=The threat is the buildup of sludge — gooey tarlike deposits — that reduces or shuts off oil circulation