caustic (KÔ-stĭk)


Definition (Adjective) That makes the mind to smart: said of language, wit, humour, and, by extension, of persons; sharp, bitter, cutting, biting, sarcastic. In Context "He hung around in cafés where he was regarded as rather flash; a practical joker in some people's eyes, he was feared for his caustic wit by others." Andrew Lycett, Ian Fleming, 1995.