acrid: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ak'rid), [key]
— adj.
  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.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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