sharp-tongued

[ shahrp-tuhngd ]
/ ˈʃɑrpˈtʌŋd /

adjective

characterized by or given to harshness, bitterness, or sarcasm in speech.

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Origin of sharp-tongued

First recorded in 1830–40
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sharp-tongued

adjective

bitter or critical in speech; sarcastic
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