: sharp and harsh or unpleasantly pungent in taste or odor : irritating
Examples of ACRID
- Thick, acrid smoke rose from the factory.
- <there have been acrid relations between the two families ever since they fought over that strip of land>
Origin of ACRID
modification of Latin acr-, acer
sharp — more at edge
First Known Use: 1712
ac·rid adjective \ˈak-rəd\ (Medical Dictionary)
: irritatingly sharp and harsh or unpleasantly pungent in taste or odor
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