HyperDic: acrid

English > 2 senses of the word acrid:
ADJECTIVEallacrid, pungentstrong and sharp
allacrid, acerb, acerbic, acid, bitter, blistering, caustic, sulfurous, sulphurous, virulent, vitriolicharsh or corrosive in tone
acrid > pronunciation
Soundsae'krihd
Rhymesabbreviated ... wrongheaded: 610 rhymes with ihd...
English > acrid: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningStrong and sharp.
Example "the acrid smell of burning rubber"
Synonympungent
Broadertastypleasing to the sense of taste
Spanishacre, punzante
Catalanacre
English > acrid: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningharsh or corrosive in tone.
Example "her acrid remarks make her many enemies"
Synonymsacerb, acerbic, acid, bitter, blistering, caustic, sulfurous, sulphurous, virulent, vitriolic
BroaderunpleasantDisagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings
Spanishabrasador, ácido, acre, amargo, áspero, cáustico, mordaz, virulento, vitriólico
Catalanabrasador, àcid, acre, amarg, aspre, càustic, corrossiu, virulent
Nounsacridity, acridnessthe quality of being sharply disagreeable in language or tone

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