This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience. Learn more

Another word for acetic

a-z
Modifier
      1. Causing a stinging sensation; nipping:
      2. Injuring or capable of injuring the feelings; caustic:
      3. Of or relating to insects and certain other animals that wound the skin with a sting, mouthparts, or fangs.
      1. Any of a class of substances whose aqueous solutions are characterized by a sour taste, the ability to turn blue litmus red, and the ability to react with bases and certain metals to form salts.
      2. A substance that yields hydrogen ions when dissolved in water.
      3. A substance that can act as a proton donor.
      1. Having a sharp pungent taste; sour.
      2. Sharp or bitter in tone or meaning; cutting.
    See also:

    sour