Synonyms and Antonyms of acidic
causing or characterized by the one of the basic taste sensations that is produced chiefly by acids
- The acidic flavor of lemon goes nicely with broiled fish.
marked by the use of wit that is intended to cause hurt feelings
- Her often acidic reviews have ruffled more than a few toques in the restaurant kitchens of New York.
acerbic, acid, acrid, barbed, biting, caustic, corrosive, cutting, mordant, pungent, sarcastic, sardonic, satiric (or satirical), scalding, scathing, sharp, smart-aleck, smart-alecky, tart
brisk, cross, sharp-tongued, sour, sourish, spiky (also spikey), tartish
incisive, keen, poignant, trenchant
cynical, dry, ironic (also ironical), wry
facetious, flippant, tongue-in-cheek
acrimonious, bitter, resentful, vitriolic
harsh, rough, severe, stringent
abrupt, blunt, brusque (also brusk), concise, crisp, curt, gruff, pithy, snippety, snippy, succinct, terse
amusing, droll, merry, playful, sportive, waggish
diplomatic, polite, smooth, suave, urbane
affable, cordial, genial, gracious, hospitable, sociable