Synonyms of 'acidulous'
1 sourDictionary, sharp, acidsoils that are acidulous, salty or harsh
2 sharpDictionary, cutting, bitinghis dry, acidulous wit
‘Don't criticize your mother,’ was his sharp reprimand.
People make cutting remarks to help themselves feel superior to others.
This was the most biting criticism made against her.
a comedy told with compassion and acid humour
He said many harsh and unkind things.
He enjoyed the play's shrewd and pungent social analysis.
He was well known for his abrasive wit and caustic comments.
There was a vicious and vitriolic attack on him in the tabloids.
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An acid fruit or drink has a sour or sharp taste.
These wines are rather hard, and somewhat acid.
Thesaurus for acidulous from the Collins English Thesaurus