Simple Definition of acid test
: a difficult situation or task that shows if someone or something is good enough to succeed
Full Definition of acid test
: a severe or crucial test
Examples of acid test in a sentence
The new team faced its first acid test when it played the national champions.
First Known Use of acid test
Rhymes with acid test
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