The definition of acerbic is a tart or bitter taste.(adjective)
An example of something that is acerbic is a lime.
Acerbic is defined as language or actions which are hostile or sharp.(adjective)
An example of being acerbic is when someone's tone of voice is harsh.
See acerbic in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr acerbe < L acerbus: see acerbity
See acerbic in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: From Latin acerbus; see ak- in Indo-European roots.
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