1. [ noun ] (H2SO4) a highly corrosive acid made from sulfur dioxide; widely used in the chemical industry
Synonyms: sulfuric_acid sulphuric_acid oil_of_vitriol
Related terms: acid battery_acid sulfur
2. [ verb ] subject to bitter verbal abuse
Related terms: attack
3. [ verb ] expose to the effects of vitriol or injure with vitriol
Related terms: subject
4. [ noun ] abusive or venomous language used to express blame or censure or bitter deep-seated ill will
Synonyms: invective vituperation
Related terms: abuse vilify
Similar spelling:   vitriolic