vitriolic

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French vitriolique.

Adjective[edit]

vitriolic ‎(comparative more vitriolic, superlative most vitriolic)

  1. Of, derived from, or similar to a vitriol.
  2. Bitterly scathing, caustic: vitriolic criticism.
  3. (chemistry) Of or pertaining to vitriol; derived from, or resembling, vitriol; vitriolous.
    A vitriolic taste.

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]