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trenchant   (Sound)

KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋtrєntʃәnt 〕

Pronunciation

〔 ˊtrentʃәnt 〕


Overview of adj trenchant

The adj trenchant has 3 senses


  • searching, trenchant -- (having keenness and forcefulness and penetration in thought, expression, or intellect; "searching insights"; "trenchant criticism")

  • hard-hitting, trenchant -- (characterized by or full of force and vigor; "a hard-hitting expose"; "a trenchant argument")

  • clear-cut, distinct, trenchant -- (clearly or sharply defined to the mind; "clear-cut evidence of tampering"; "Claudius was the first to invade Britain with distinct...intentions of conquest"; "trenchant distinctions between right and wrong")