American English

Definition of acrimonious adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    acrimonious

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˌækrəˈmoʊniəs//
     
    (formal)
     
    jump to other results
  1. 1(of an argument, etc.) angry and full of strong, bitter feelings and words synonym bitter
  2. 2 His parents went through an acrimonious divorce.
acrimoniously adverb
 
jump to other results
They argued acrimoniously over custody of the children.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: acrimonious