acidulous

adjective
acid·​u·​lous | \ ə-ˈsi-jə-ləs How to pronounce acidulous (audio) \

Definition of acidulous

: somewhat acid or harsh in taste or manner

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Synonyms for acidulous

Synonyms

acid, acidic, sour, sourish, tart, tartish, vinegary

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Examples of acidulous in a Sentence

a slightly acidulous drink that is far more refreshing than the overly sweet iced tea that is also available a gently acidulous writing style that never becomes annoying

First Known Use of acidulous

1674, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acidulous

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

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The first known use of acidulous was in 1674

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acidulous

adjective
acid·​u·​lous | \ ə-ˈsij-ə-ləs How to pronounce acidulous (audio) \

Medical Definition of acidulous

: somewhat acid to the taste

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