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.
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?
ROBERT Guillaume, who rose from squalid beginnings in St Louis slums to become a star in stage musicals and win Emmy Awards for his portrayal of the sharp-tongued butler in the TV sitcoms Soap and Benson, has died at the age of 89.
Even the show's most sharp-tongued judge, Craig Revel Horwood, declared her to be the contestant with the potential to lift the Glitterball Trophy.
Rake, series 2 is a DVD compilation of the second Australian television series featuring the brilliant, sharp-tongued, yet tragically self-destructive solicitor Cleaver Greene.
Meanwhile, in a later episode, we'll get to witness one lucky lad try to woo sharp-tongued Gogglebox regular Scarlett Moffatt.
ENTERTAINMENT There's only one thing scarier than ghosts, witches and spiders for the contestants this week - and it's the sharp-tongued Craig Revel Horwood.
The new songs, especially Just One of The Guys, have her trademark sharp-tongued swagger, resting easy alongside her old band's material like Silver Lining.
In the 1950s, Davis was the sharp-tongued secretary on another stalwart TV sitcom, ''The Bob Cummings Show.