abrasive

Definition of abrasive

adjective:

  • causing abrasion. Synonyms: scratchy.
  • sharply disagreeable; rigorous; "the harsh facts of court delays", "an abrasive character". Synonyms: harsh.

noun:

  • a substance that abrades or wears down. Synonyms: abradant, abrasive material.

Related words

carborundum, sandpaper.

Rhymes with abrasive

invasive, persuasive, pervasive.

Start with abrasive

abrasiveness, abrasively, abrasives, abrasivenesses.

End with abrasive

nonabrasive.

More information about abrasive

abrasive unscrambled

Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • abrasive is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 13 points
  • abrasive is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 13 points
  • abrasive is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 15 points
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