Synonyms of pungent in English:

pungent


See definition of pungent

adjective

1‘the pungent smell of the horses’

SYNONYMS
strong, powerful, pervasive, penetrating, suffocating, stifling
sharp, acrid, acid, sour, biting, stinging, burning, smarting, irritating
nauseating, nauseous, sickly, offensive, astringent, bitter, fetid, cloying
literary mephitic
ANTONYMS

bland, mild

2‘the marinade is more pungent than soy sauce’

SYNONYMS
sour, acid, biting, bitter, tart, vinegary, tangy
highly flavoured, aromatic, spicy, spiced, piquant, peppery, hot, fiery
ANTONYMS

bland, mild

3‘pungent remarks’

SYNONYMS
caustic, biting, trenchant, cutting, acerbic, sardonic, sarcastic, scathing, acrimonious, pointed, barbed, acid, sharp, keen, tart, stinging, astringent, incisive, devastating, piercing, penetrating, rapier-like, razor-edged, critical, bitter, polemic, virulent, vitriolic, venomous, waspish, corrosive, mordant, stringent
rare acidulous, mordacious
ANTONYMS

bland, mild