pungent: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (pun'junt), [key]
- sharply affecting the organs of taste or smell, as if by a penetrating power; biting; acrid.
- acutely distressing to the feelings or mind; poignant.
- caustic, biting, or sharply expressive: pungent remarks.
- mentally stimulating or appealing: pungent wit.
- piercing or sharp-pointed.
- pungent (Thesaurus)