Complete Definition of "acrid"

English

Etymology
From L. acris#Latin|Äcris < acer#Latin|Äcer "sharp"; prob. assimilated in form to acid. See {Eager}

Pronunciation
IPA|/Ëækɹɪd/, SAMPA|/"{krId/
audio|en-us-acrid.ogg|Audio (US)
:Hyphenation: ac·rid

Adjective
en-adj|more acrid or acrider|most acrid or acridest

  1. Sharp and harsh, or bitter and not to the taste; pungent.

#:acrid salts

  1. Causing heat and irritation; corrosive

#:acrid secretions

  1. caustic|Caustic; bitter; bitterly irritating

#:acrid temper, mind, writing

Translations
Ido: akra

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