acidulous

adjective acid·u·lous \ ə-ˈsi-jə-ləs \

Definition of acidulous

: somewhat acid or harsh in taste or manner

Examples of acidulous in a Sentence

  1. a slightly acidulous drink that is far more refreshing than the overly sweet iced tea that is also available

  2. a gently acidulous writing style that never becomes annoying

Origin and Etymology of acidulous

borrowed from Latin acidulus "slightly sour," from acidus "sour" + -ulus, attenuating suffix — more at 2acid


Medical Dictionary

acidulous

adjective acid·u·lous \ ə-ˈsij-ə-ləs \

medical Definition of acidulous

: somewhat acid to the taste

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