Synonyms for biting

Synonyms for (adjective) biting

Synonyms: biting, bitter

Definition: causing a sharply painful or stinging sensation; used especially of cold

Usage: bitter cold; a biting wind

Similar words: painful

Definition: causing physical or psychological pain

Usage: worked with painful slowness


Synonyms: nipping, mordacious, biting, barbed, pungent

Definition: capable of wounding

Usage: a barbed compliment; a biting aphorism; pungent satire

Similar words: sarcastic

Definition: expressing or expressive of ridicule that wounds