The definition of vitriolic is something said or written that is very caustic or biting.adjective
An example of a vitriolic comment is to say something very nasty and cruel to someone.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- of, like, or derived from a vitriol
- extremely biting or caustic; sharp and bitter: vitriolic talk
Origin: Fr vitriolique
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- Of, similar to, or derived from a vitriol.
- Bitterly scathing; caustic: vitriolic criticism.