acrid
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈæk.ɹɪd/
Adjective

acrid (comparative acrider, superlative acridest)

  1. Sharp and harsh, or bitter and not to the taste; pungent.
    Sodium polyacrylate is an acrid salt.
  2. Causing heat and irritation; corrosive.
    The bombardier beetle sprays acrid secretions to defend itself.
  3. Caustic; bitter; bitterly irritating.
    That man has an acrid temper.
Synonyms Antonyms
  • delectable, delicious, tasteful
Translations
  • French: âcre
  • Portuguese: acre
  • Russian: о́стрый
  • Spanish: acre
Translations
  • Portuguese: ácrido
  • Russian: е́дкий
Translations
  • French: âcre
  • Portuguese: ácrido
  • Russian: язви́тельный
  • Spanish: acre, mordaz



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