Synonyms for acrid

Synonyms for (adjective) acrid

Synonyms: sulfurous, sulphurous, caustic, blistering, bitter, acerb, acerbic, acid, acrid, virulent, vitriolic

Definition: harsh or corrosive in tone

Usage: an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose; a barrage of acid comments; her acrid remarks make her many enemies; bitter words; blistering criticism; caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics; a sulfurous denunciation; a vitriolic critique

Similar words: unpleasant

Definition: disagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings

Usage: an unpleasant personality; unpleasant repercussions; unpleasant odors


Synonyms: pungent, acrid

Definition: strong and sharp

Usage: the pungent taste of radishes; the acrid smell of burning rubber

Similar words: tasty

Definition: pleasing to the sense of taste

Usage: a tasty morsel