1Denoting or using biting sarcasm or invective.
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- You've barely spoken a word all night, and haven't uttered so much as one mordacious comment.
- His mordacious warnings about the bleak future of NATO.
- The more he intermingles mordacious taunts with earnest reflections on the feelings of a man suffocated by a less than satisfying matrimony, the harder it is to take him seriously.
mid 17th century: from Latin mordax, mordac- 'biting' + -ious.
Definition of mordacious in:
- The US English dictionary