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acidulous

a·cid·u·lous

acidulous

pronunciation:
sI j ls
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Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: faintly sour in taste; of mild acidity.
This dish goes well with an acidulous wine, such as chianti.
antonyms:
sweet
similar words:
sour, tart
definition 2: sharp or biting, as in manner or tone.
The playwright has an acidulous wit.
antonyms:
gentle, sweet
similar words:
acid, acrid, biting, tart
Word Parts
The word acidulous contains the following part:
ac, acr, acer Latin root that means sharp, bitter, sour