subacid

adjective
sub·​ac·​id | \ ˌsəb-ˈa-səd How to pronounce subacid (audio) \

Definition of subacid

: somewhat acrimonious : cutting subacid comments

Other Words from subacid

subacidly adverb
subacidness noun

First Known Use of subacid

1760, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for subacid

Latin subacidus, from sub- + acidus acid

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“Subacid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subacid. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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