characterized by or given to harshness, bitterness, or sarcasm in speech.

1830–40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To sharp-tongued
World English Dictionary
bitter or critical in speech; sarcastic

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Example sentences
Claire is sharp-tongued and savagely fit, her forearms roped with high-tensile veins.
Here was the sharp-tongued boss finding words of encouragement, even as the safety of players and fans became his responsibility.
It has generated sharp-tongued exchanges in public forums, in news stories, and on editorial pages.
Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature