(noun, verb)


1. a tart spicy quality

Similar word(s): nip, piquance, piquancy, piquantness, tanginess, zest

Definition categories: attribute, spice, spicery, spiciness

2. the imperial dynasty of China from 618 to 907

Definition categories: group, dynasty

3. the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth

Similar word(s): flavor, flavour, nip, relish, sapidity, savor, savour, smack

Definition categories: thought, taste

4. a common rockweed used in preparing kelp and as manure

Similar word(s): bladderwrack

Definition categories: animal, rockweed

5. brown algae seaweed with serrated edges

Definition categories: animal

6. any of various coarse seaweeds

Definition categories: animal, seaweed

7. any of various kelps especially of the genus Laminaria

Definition categories: animal, kelp

Sentences with tang as a noun:

- Wine or cider has a tang of the cask.


1. (dated, beekeeping) To strike two metal objects together loudly in order to persuade a swarm of honeybees to land so it may be captured by the beekeeper.

2. To make a ringing sound; to ring.

- Let thy tongue tang arguments of state. — Shakespeare.