acrid - definitions and synonyms

acrid adjective

  1. English Meaning: 

    : strong and sharp

    Example Sentenses:

    • the acrid smell of burning rubber

    • the pungent taste of radishes

    Synonyms:

    pungent
  2. English Meaning: 

    : harsh or corrosive in tone

    Example Sentenses:

    • her acrid remarks make her many enemies

    • an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose

    • a barrage of acid comments

    • bitter words

    • blistering criticism

    • caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics

    • a sulfurous denunciation

    • a vitriolic critique