acerb

Primary Meanings of acerb

1.
adj
sour or bitter in taste
2.
adj
harsh or corrosive in tone
Full Definitions of acerb
1

adj sour or bitter in taste

Synonyms:
acerbic, astringent
sour
having a sharp biting taste
2

adj harsh or corrosive in tone

Synonyms:
acerbic, acid, acrid, bitter, blistering, caustic, sulfurous, sulphurous, virulent, vitriolic
unpleasant
disagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings

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