- Ⅰ.acid ► NOUN 1) a substance with chemical properties including turning litmus red, neutralizing alkalis, and dissolving some metals. 2) informal the drug LSD.► ADJECTIVE 1) having the properties of an acid; having a pH of less than 7. 2) sharp-tasting or sour. 3) (of a remark) bitter or cutting.DERIVATIVES acidity noun acidly adverb acidy adjective.ORIGIN Latin acidus, from acere 'be sour' .Ⅱ.acidity ► NOUN 1) the level of acid in something. 2) bitterness or sharpness in a person's remarks or tone.
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Acidly — Ac id*ly, adv. Sourly; tartly. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
acidly — ac|id|ly [ˈæsıdli] adv if you say something acidly, you say it in a cruel or unkind way ▪ I m sure you re right, he said acidly … Dictionary of contemporary English
acidly — adverb see acid I … New Collegiate Dictionary
acidly — See acid. * * * … Universalium
acidly — adverb sourly; tartly … Wiktionary
acidly — adv. scathingly, caustically; in an acidic manner, sourly … English contemporary dictionary
acidly — ac·id·ly … English syllables
acidly — ˈasə̇dlē, ˈaa , li adverb : sharply, sarcastically … Useful english dictionary
acidly adv — I gave the donkey some vinegar, said Tom acidly … English expressions
acid — acidly, adv. acidness, n. /as id/, n. 1. Chem. a compound usually having a sour taste and capable of neutralizing alkalis and reddening blue litmus paper, containing hydrogen that can be replaced by a metal or an electropositive group to form a… … Universalium