Synonyms of abrasive


1. abrasive, abradant, abrasive material, material, stuff

usage: a substance that abrades or wears down


1. abrasive, scratchy, rough (vs. smooth), unsmooth

usage: causing abrasion

2. harsh, abrasive, disagreeable (vs. agreeable)

usage: sharply disagreeable; rigorous; "the harsh facts of court delays"; "an abrasive character"

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Definition and meaning of abrasive (Dictionary)