subacid

adjective

sub·​ac·​id ˌsəb-ˈa-səd How to pronounce subacid (audio)
: somewhat acrimonious : cutting
subacid comments
subacidly adverb
subacidness noun

Word History

Etymology

Latin subacidus, from sub- + acidus acid

First Known Use

1760, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of subacid was in 1760

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“Subacid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subacid. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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