MEANING: adjective:
1. Relating to or containing acid.
2. Having a sour or sharp taste.
3. Bitter or cutting (e.g. a remark).

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin acidus (sour), from acere (to be sour). Ultimately from the Indo-European root ak- (sharp), which is also the source of acrid, vinegar, acute, edge, hammer, heaven, eager, oxygen, and mediocre. Earliest documented use: 1868.


ACIDISC - a Frisbee painted with a psychedelic pattern; watching it spin after you throw it will disrupt your thought processes

ACIDICK - what you get when you cross a donkey with a white whale