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acidic

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of acidic

  1. 1 causing or characterized by the one of the four basic taste sensations that is produced chiefly by acids the acidic flavor of lemon goes nicely with broiled fish Synonyms of acidic acid, sour, acidulous, sourish, tart, tartish, vinegaryWords Related to acidic dry, soured, unsweetened; pungent, sharp, tangy, zestful, zesty, zingy; astringent, puckery hyperacidNear Antonyms of acidic sweet; bland, smooth; flat, flavorless, insipid, savorless, tasteless, zestless; dilute, thin, watery, weak

  2. 2 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 Synonyms of acidic acerb, acerbic, acid, sarcastic, acidulous, acrid, barbed, biting, caustic, corrosive, cutting, mordant, pungent, sardonic, satiric (or satirical), scalding, scathing, sharp, smart-aleck, smart-alecky, smart-mouthed, snarky, tartWords Related to acidic 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; backhanded, insincereNear Antonyms of acidic amusing, droll, merry, playful, sportive, waggish; gentle, mild; bland; good-humored, good-natured; diplomatic, polite, smooth, suave, urbane; affable, cordial, genial, gracious, hospitable, sociable



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