follow Dictionary.com

Denotation vs. Connotation

subacid

[suhb-as-id] /sʌbˈæs ɪd/
adjective
1.
slightly or moderately acid or sour:
a subacid fruit.
2.
(of a person or a person's speech, temper, etc.) somewhat biting or sharp.
Origin of subacid
1660-1670
1660-70; sub- + acid
Related forms
subacidity
[suhb-uh-sid-i-tee] /ˌsʌb əˈsɪd ɪ ti/ (Show IPA),
subacidness, noun
subacidly, adverb
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for subacid
Historical Examples
British Dictionary definitions for subacid

subacid

/sʌbˈæsɪd/
adjective
1.
(esp of some fruits) moderately acid or sour
Derived Forms
subacidity (ˌsʌbəˈsɪdɪtɪ), subacidness, noun
subacidly, adverb
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for subacid

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for subacid

12
15
Scrabble Words With Friends