acerbic Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “acerbic” in the English Dictionary

"acerbic" in British English

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uk   /əˈsɜː.bɪk/  us   /-ˈsɝː-/ formal
used to ​describe something that is ​spoken or written in a way that is ​direct, ​clever, and ​cruel: The ​letters show the acerbic wit for which Parker was both ​admired and ​feared.
noun [U] uk   /əˈsɜː.bə.ti/  us   /-ˈsɝː.bə.t̬i/
(Definition of acerbic from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “acerbic”
in Chinese (Simplified) 尖刻的, 辛辣的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 尖刻的, 辛辣的…
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