acerb definition

  • adjective:
    • Variant of acerbic.
    • Sour, bitter, and harsh into style, as unripe good fresh fruit.
    • Sharp and harsh in revealing oneself.
    • Sour, sour, and harsh on taste, as unripe good fresh fruit; razor-sharp and harsh.
    • harsh or corrosive in tone
    • sour or sour in style
  • others:
    • Sour, bitter, and harsh to the taste; sour, with astringency or roughness; hence, figuratively, razor-sharp, harsh, etc.

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