Definition of acrid adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    acrid

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈækrɪd//
     
     
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  1. 1having a strong, bitter smell or taste that is unpleasant synonym pungent
  2. 2 acrid smoke from burning tires The fog was yellow and acrid and burned the back of my throat.
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