: tending or having the power to corrode <corrosive acids> <corrosive action> <the corrosive effects of alcoholism>
: bitingly sarcastic <corrosive satire>
— corrosive noun
— cor·ro·sive·ly adverb
— cor·ro·sive·ness noun
Examples of CORROSIVE
- She argues that racism is dangerous and corrosive to society.
- <a corrosive satire on the fashion industry and its movers and shakers>
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Related to CORROSIVE
- acerb, acerbic, acid, acidic, acidulous, acrid, barbed, biting, caustic, sarcastic, cutting, mordant, pungent, sardonic, satiric (or satirical), scalding, scathing, sharp, smart-aleck, smart-alecky, smart-mouthed, snarky, tart
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