Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun lemon

5 senses of lemon

Sense 1
lemon -- (yellow oval fruit with juicy acidic flesh)
       => citrus, citrus fruit, citrous fruit -- (any of numerous fruits of the genus Citrus having thick rind and juicy pulp; grown in warm regions)

Sense 2
gamboge, lemon, lemon yellow, maize -- (a strong yellow color)
       => yellow, yellowness -- (yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons)

Sense 3
lemon, lemon tree, Citrus limon -- (a small evergreen tree that originated in Asia but is widely cultivated for its fruit)
       => citrus, citrus tree -- (any of numerous tropical usually thorny evergreen trees of the genus Citrus having leathery evergreen leaves and widely cultivated for their juicy edible fruits having leathery aromatic rinds)

Sense 4
lemon -- (a distinctive tart flavor characteristic of lemons)
       => relish, flavor, flavour, sapidity, savor, savour, smack, nip, tang -- (the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth)

Sense 5
lemon, stinker -- (an artifact (especially an automobile) that is defective or unsatisfactory)
       => artifact, artefact -- (a man-made object taken as a whole)

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