Definition of acridly in US English:



  • See acrid

    • ‘The following year he climbed Paricutin, a Mexican volcano, and distributed 450 pounds of bread along its acridly steaming rim.’
    • ‘The acridly sweet smell hit my nostrils and I felt like I had betrayed myself.’
    • ‘I bet if my legs just happened to fall off, I probably wouldn't even notice, I thought acridly as I scrambled to retrieve my books.’
    • ‘Howson has a studio on the top floor, a big, bright, airy space that smells acridly of institutional disinfectant.’
    • ‘‘Well isn't this just great,’ she said acridly, ‘I'm stuck in a hole with someone who wants to kill me.’’