Acerb meaning

əsʉrb
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Sour, bitter, and harsh to the taste, as unripe fruit.
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Sharp and harsh in expressing oneself.
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Other Word Forms

Adjective

Base Form:
acerb
Comparative
acerber
Superlative
acerbest

Origin of acerb

  • Latin acerbus, from acer sharp: compare French acerbe. See acrid

    From Wiktionary