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Definitions of acrid

  1. harsh or corrosive in tone; "an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose"; "a barrage of acid comments"; "her acrid remarks make her many enemies"; "bitter words"; "blistering criticism"; "caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics"; "a sulfurous denunciation" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  2. strong and sharp; "the acrid smell of burning rubber" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. Sharp and harsh, or bitter and not, to the taste; pungent; as, acrid salts. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Causing heat and irritation; corrosive; as, acrid secretions. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Caustic; bitter; bitterly irritating; as, acrid temper, mind, writing. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Sharp or bitter to the taste, as vinegar; pungent; irritating; stinging. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. An acrid or irritant poison. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. Acridly. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. Acridness. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. Sharp, pungent, biting, irritating. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  11. Burning; acid; irritating. Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today. By William R. Warner. Published 1898.
  12. Biting to the taste; pungent: bitter. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  13. Harsh or biting to the taste. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  14. Of a cutting, burning taste; pungent; bitter. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. Sharp or biting to the taste; pungent; bitter; acrimonious. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  16. Hot and bitter; of a sharp or biting taste; pungent; corrosive. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  17. ak'rid, adj. biting to the taste: pungent: bitter.--ns. ACRID'ITY, AC'RIDNESS, quality of being acrid: a sharp, bitter taste. [L. acer, acris, sharp--root ak, sharp.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  18. An epithet for substances which occasion a disagreeable sense of irritation or of constriction at the top of the throat. Acrid heat, (F.) Chaleur acre, is one that causes a hot tingling sensation at the extremities of the fingers. Medical Lexicon. A Dictionary of Medical Science
  19. [Latin] Sharp, harsh, irritating, burning, corrosive. na
  20. Bitterly pungent, irritating, corrosive; of bitter temper or manner. Hence acridity n. [Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  21. Irritating; pungent. American pocket medical dictionary.
  22. Producing a burning or sharp taste on the tongue or fauces as an acrid poison. [Lat.] Appleton's medical dictionary.
  23. Of a hot biting taste. Complete Dictionary

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