Synonyms for acidulous

Grammar : Adj
Spell : uh-sij-uh-luh s
Phonetic Transcription : əˈsɪdʒ ə ləs

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Définition of acidulous

Origin :
  • 1769, "sub-acidic," used figuratively for "sour-tempered;" from Latin acidulus "slightly sour," a diminutive of acidus (see acid (adj.)).
  • adj bitter, sour
  • adj bitter in speech
Example sentences :
  • She is an acidulous maiden person with ultra-ritualistic tendencies.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • She might marry or might miss, or grow into an acidulous red-headed woman.
  • Extract from : « The Wind Bloweth » by Brian Oswald Donn-Byrne
  • Sudden, thunderous outpourings of acidulous and gluey fluid.
  • Extract from : « After the Rain » by Sam Vaknin
  • Fragrant; golden yellow; tastes oily, acidulous, and resinous.
  • Extract from : « Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II » by Arnold Cooley
  • The product is yellowish and acidulous, from the presence of acetic acid.
  • Extract from : « Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II » by Arnold Cooley
  • She had no acidulous interest in puncturing sham for the sake of puncturing it.
  • Extract from : « The Trial of Callista Blake » by Edgar Pangborn
  • "One would think the first Set were likely to be the best Judges," he adds with acidulous brevity.
  • Extract from : « Benjamin Franklin; Self-Revealed, Volume I (of 2) » by Wiliam Cabell Bruce
  • There was an acidulous resentment in the tone of her answer that indicated that she wanted her husband to send me away.
  • Extract from : « Tramping on Life » by Harry Kemp
  • His gentle drawl was a capital foil to Lady Georgina's acidulous soprano.
  • Extract from : « Miss Cayley's Adventures » by Grant Allen
  • He bought a bottle of some acidulous drink just off the ice and refreshed himself with it, drinking from the bottle's mouth.
  • Extract from : « Gigolo » by Edna Ferber

Antonyms for acidulous

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