mordaz

mordaz(
mohr
-
dahs
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. scathing
Ivana hizo un comentario mordaz sobre la separación escandalosa de Ana y Joaquín.Ivana made a scathing remark about Ana and Joaquin's scandalous breakup.
b. caustic
Me gusta el humor mordaz e irónico que utiliza el crítico en sus artículos.I like the caustic and ironic humor the critic uses in his articles.
c. biting
La crítica de la obra de teatro fue escrita con un tono mordaz y sarcástico.The review of the play was written in a biting and sarcastic tone.
d. incisive
El entrevistador le hacía preguntas mordaces al senador para hacerlo sentirse incómodo.The interviewer asked the senator incisive questions in order to make him feel uncomfortable.
e. sharp
Cuando mi madre le echó a Carlos una mirada mordaz, él supo que había elegido mal la ropa para la ocasión.When my mother gave Carlos a sharp look, he knew he had chosen the wrong clothes for the occassion.
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mordaz
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. caustic, biting
mordaz
adjective
[+crítica, persona] sharp; scathing; [+estilo] incisive; [+humor] caustic;
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