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sharp-tongued

[shahrp-tuhngd] /ˈʃɑrpˈtʌŋd/
adjective
1.
characterized by or given to harshness, bitterness, or sarcasm in speech.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40
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British Dictionary definitions for sharp-tongued

sharp-tongued

adjective
1.
bitter or critical in speech; sarcastic
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