Acerbic in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Acerbic

expressing harsh or sharp criticism in a clever way

Examples of Acerbic in a sentence

After John heard his teacher’s acerbic comments, he was not motivated to complete his project.  🔊

The writer’s acerbic tone did not sit well with people who had an issue with harsh criticism.  🔊

While you may think your acerbic joke is funny and helpful, others may not appreciate your humor.  🔊

My mother-in-law tries to hide the fact she does not like me by using acerbic comments.  🔊

Even though many people enjoy Jim’s wit, they are not always fans of his acerbic viewpoints.  🔊

Mary’s attempt to be clever is often overshadowed by her acerbic nature.  🔊

Although I appreciate constructive criticism, I see no value in acerbic remarks.  🔊

Our district manager does not hesitate to make acerbic comments to employees who are not doing their jobs.  🔊

William tried to ignore his wife’s acerbic statements about his career path.  🔊

Even though I voted for the mayor, I was turned off by his acerbic speech regarding his opponents.  🔊

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