Meaning of acerbly in English:

acerbly

Pronunciation /əˈsəːbli/

adverb

  • In early use: with a sour, bitter, or astringent flavour. Now chiefly: in a sharp or cutting manner; acerbically.

Origin

Late Middle English (in an earlier sense). Originally from classical Latin acerbus acerb + -ly, after classical Latin acerbē, adverb.