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Pungent meaning

pungent - 4 dictionary results

  1. 1. Causing a sharp sensation, as of the taste, smell, or feelings; pricking; biting; acrid; as, a pungent spice.
  2. 2. Sharply painful; penetrating; poignant; severe; caustic; stinging.
  3. 3. Prickly- pointed; hard and sharp.
  4. 4. Sharp; acrid; stinging.

pungent - examples of usage

  1. He came into his house late one evening and found peace and order there, and the strange, pungent smell of a thorough cleaning.
  2. The air was full of the pungent but not unpleasant smell of burnt grass.
  3. Conversation grew rife; and at least one fragment that penetrated to my ears was pungent.
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