Having a noticeably sharp pungent taste or smell
So sharp as to cause mental pain
Harsh in taste or smell
The acrid smell of cigarette ashes burned her nose and brought tears to her eyes.
It has a bitter, saline, but not acrid taste.
The acrid smell of sulfur surfed a breeze and burned her nose.
The odour is heavy and disagreeable, and the taste acrid and bitter.
She followed the two through the acrid smoke into the command hub.