Student Thesaurus

One entry found for pungent.
Entry Word: pungent
Function: adjective
Text: 1 having a powerfully stimulating odor or flavor <a pungent chili> -- see SHARP 3
2 marked by the use of wit that is intended to cause hurt feelings <a pungent put-down that she will not soon forget> -- see SARCASTIC
3 sharp and pleasantly stimulating to the mind or senses <a newspaper columnist known for his pungent observations on everyday life> -- see PIQUANT