1 capable of wounding; "a barbed compliment"; "a biting aphorism"; "pungent satire" [syn: barbed, biting, nipping, pungent]
2 biting or given to biting; "they deliberately gave me a skittish and mordacious mount"
biting, sharp or caustic in style or tone
- Hungarian: csípős, metsző
- Russian: язвительный, едкий