Adjective "Acrid" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Acrid


    Definition:

    1. sharp or biting to the taste or smell; bitterly pungent; irritating to the eyes, nose, etc.: acrid smoke from burning rubber.

    2. extremely or sharply stinging or bitter; exceedingly caustic: acrid remarks.

    Examples:

    "perfumes can be acrid in nostrilses."

    "smokes can be acrid."

    "smells can be acrid."

    "fumes can be acrid."

    "stenchs can be acrid."

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