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Meaning of ACIDULOUS

Pronunciation:  u'sijulus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  tasting sour like acid
 

ACIDULOUS is a 9 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: acidic, acidulent, sour
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\A*cid"u*lous\, a. [L. acidulus, dim. of acidus. See
Acid.]
Slightly sour; sub-acid; sourish; as, an acidulous tincture.
--E. Burke.

{Acidulous mineral waters}, such as contain carbonic
   anhydride.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: acerb, acerbate, acerbic, acetic, acetose, acetous, acid, acidic, acidulated, acidulent, acrid, acrimonious, astringent, biting, bitter, burning, caustic, choleric, corroding, corrosive, cutting, double-edged, dry, edged, embittered, escharotic, fierce, harsh, hyperacid, incisive, keen, mordacious, mordant, penetrating, piercing, piquant, poignant, pungent, rancorous, rankled, resentful, resenting, rigorous, rough, scathing, scorching, severe, sharp, sore, splenetic, stabbing, stewing, stinging, strident, stringent, subacid, subacidulous, tart, trenchant, vehement, violent, virulent, vitriolic, withering
 

 

 

 

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