sharp-tongued

adjective
\ ˈshärp-ˈtəŋd How to pronounce sharp-tongued (audio) \

Definition of sharp-tongued

: having a sharp tongue : harsh or bitter in speech or language

First Known Use of sharp-tongued

1837, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sharp-tongued was in 1837

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“Sharp-tongued.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sharp-tongued. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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sharp-tongued

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English Language Learners Definition of sharp-tongued

: tending to say very critical things to people : having a sharp tongue

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