verb (used with object)
Origin of mordant
OTHER WORDS FROM mordantmor·dant·ly, adverbun·mor·dant, adjectiveun·mor·dant·ly, adverb
Words nearby mordant
Example sentences from the Web for mordantly
Rylance was unforgettable as the mordantly sly king in Richard III, giving a brilliant new twist to a classic role.
Booklist says her “brilliantly structured stories are mordantly funny, haunting, and wise, making for a glorious collection.”
Another notable figure was Tom Hood the younger, mordantly humorous.The Letters of Ambrose Bierce|Ambrose Bierce