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The answer ACERBIC has 72 possible clue(s) in existing crosswords.
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Definitions of acerbic in various dictionaries:
adj - sour or bitter in taste
adj - harsh or corrosive in tone
adj - sharp or biting to the taste
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|Possible Crossword Clues|
|Biting, as criticism|
|Tasting sour or caustic in speech|
|Harsh and sharp in speech|
|Possible Jeopardy Clues|
|This adjective has been used to describe the caustic comic tongue of Brett Butler|
|Possible Dictionary Clues|
|(especially of a comment or style of speaking) sharp and forthright.|
|used to describe something that is spoken or written in a way that is direct, clever, and cruel:|
|Sour or bitter tasting acid. See Synonyms at bitter.|
|Sharp or biting, as in character or expression: "At times, the playwright allows an acerbic tone to pierce through otherwise arid or flowery prose ( Alvin Klein).|
|Tasting sour or bitter.|
|harsh or corrosive in tone|
|sour or bitter in taste|
|Acerbic might refer to|
|Caustic humour is a type of humour which relies on witty insults. As is implied by the name (which literally means humour which is designed to burn or to corrode), it involves the clever use of language to convey biting, insulting, or sometimes even cruel remarks.|
* This kind of humour is often attributed to such comedians and comedic writers as Lenny Bruce, Richard Pryor, Don Rickles, George Carlin, Bill Hicks, Bea Arthur, Andrew Dice Clay, Ben "Yahtzee" Croshaw, Simon Amstell, philosophers Voltaire and Ludwig Wittgenstein and politicians Sir Michael Cullen, Paul Keating, Derryn Hinch, and Dennis Skinner.*