acidulous
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /əˈsɪdjʊləs/, /əˈsɪdʒələs/
Adjective
  1. Slightly sour; sub-acid; sourish.
    • an acidulous tincture
  2. (figurative) Sharp; caustic.
    • 1931, William Somerset Maugham, His Excellency
      He talked with acidulous tolerance of the exalted personages who had sent Ashenden to X.
  3. Containing carbonic acid.
    acidulous mineral waters
Translations


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