sharp-tongued

Related to sharp-tongued: congenial

sharp-tongued

(shärp′tŭngd′)
adj.
Harsh, critical, or sarcastic in speech.

sharp-tongued

adj
bitter or critical in speech; sarcastic

sharp′-tongued′



adj.
harsh or sarcastic in speech.
[1830–40]
Translations

sharp-tongued

[ˈʃɑːpˈtʌŋd] ADJde lengua mordaz
References in classic literature ?
Polly's needle snapped in two, but she did not mind it, as she said, with a look that silenced even sharp-tongued Trix, "I can't help believing what my own eyes and ears have seen and heard.
They quarrel for plunder, they wrangle with the generals on each new order, and Xenophon is as sharp-tongued as any and sharper-tongued than most, and so gives as good as he gets.
A sharp-tongued old woman in a house among the fruit-trees behind Saharunpore honoured him as the woman honoured the prophet, but his chamber was by no means upon the wall.
While the backstory and explanation of the recipe were compelling, one shudders to imagine what the sharp-tongued Twain would have said upon ordering a fat, juicy little grouse and being served a pile of soy and corn instead.
Synopsis: During night-time fireworks at Coffee Creek's first official barbecue cook-off, deep in Texas Hill Country, lawyer Alice MacDonald Greer trips over the murdered body of a sharp-tongued food writer.
Jonathan, a warlock, and his sharp-tongued neighbour Florence Zimmerman (Cate Blanchett), a kindly witch, hope to locate the demonic timepiece before the end of days.
IT'S great to see Jodie Foster back on the big screen in this agreeably offbeat, stylish and violent near-future thriller After fivyears away, she returns with a typically sharp-tongued and vulnerable performance, and has been aged to look 20 years older than real life, but there's no disguising her distinctive voice or talent She plays the in-house nurse who operates as a surgeon and concierge with a humorously doleful Dave Bautista as her much put-upon assistant.
HOTEL ARTEMIS (15) HHH HH IT'S great to see Jodie Foster back on the big screen in this agreeably offbeat, stylish and violent near-future thriller After fivyears away, she returns with a typically sharp-tongued and vulnerable performance, and has been aged to look 20 years older than real life, but there's no disguising her distinctive voice or talent She plays the in-house nurse who operates as a surgeon and concierge with a humorously doleful Dave Bautista as her much put-upon assistant.
After a five-year gap, she returns with a typically sharp-tongued and vulnerable performance, and has been aged to look 20 years older than real life, but there's no disguising her distinctive voice or talent.
Ms Elachi's decision may be a relief for the deportee who said Mr Sonko did not consult him prior to the nomination.The Nairobi County boss took many Kenyans by surprise when he named his sharp-tongued critic to be his deputy on May 17.
The play show stars Asma Abbas in the role of Irfan's sharp-tongued mother-in-law.
Sharp-tongued Cathy (Doon Mackichan), was intrigued by vegetarian Gordon (Kieran Hodgson), asking him: "Do you feel sorry for animals - or do you just like the attention?" But it was Eric and Colin (Jonathan Watson) who were involved in the best exchange.