Definition of acerb in English:


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Pronunciation: /əˈsəːb


literary , chiefly US
Another term for acerbic. dry, acerb, literate satire
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  • Above all, Delambre spices his presentation with acerb and delightful comments…
  • It has the subtle acerb taste with violets and wood berries perfumes.


early 17th century: from Latin acerbus 'sour-tasting'.

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