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Adjective: abrasive  u'brey-siv
  1. Causing abrasion
    - scratchy
  2. Sharply disagreeable; rigorous
    "an abrasive character";
    - harsh
Noun: abrasive  u'brey-siv
  1. A substance that abrades or wears down
    - abradant, abrasive material

Derived forms: abrasives

See also: disagreeable, rough, unsmooth

Type of: material, stuff

Encyclopedia: Abrasive