Word of the Week: Abrasive

CliffsNotes December 5, 2014

 

Word of the Week: Abrasive

 Professor Snape Abrasive
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Word: abrasive (adj)

Meaning: rough

Synonyms: course, rude, harsh, rasping

 

1. Professor Snape’s abrasive tone clued Harry in that he was in trouble.

2. The opposing team gave us abrasive handshakes after they lost the game.

3. South Park is widely beloved for its abrasive comedy.

 
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