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Meaning of PUNGENCY

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a sharp bitter taste property
  2. [n]  having an acrid smell
  3. [n]  having a sharp bitter flavor
 

PUNGENCY is a 8 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: acridity, bite, sharpness, sharpness
 
 See Also: bitter, bitterness, odor, odour, olfactory perception, olfactory sensation, smell, spice, spicery, spiciness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pun"gen*cy\, n.
The quality or state of being pungent or piercing; keenness;
sharpness; piquancy; as, the pungency of ammonia. ``The
pungency of menaces.'' --Hammond.

 

 

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