vitriolic
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /vɪtɹɪˈɒlɪk/
Adjective

vitriolic

  1. (chemistry, dated) Of or pertaining to vitriol; derived from or resembling vitriol.
    Synonyms: vitriolous
    a vitriolic taste
  2. (figuratively) Bitterly scathing, caustic.
    vitriolic criticism



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