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protologism: protologism: A newly coined word or phrase defined in the hope that it will become accepted into the language; a recently created term possibly in narrow use but not yet in general use. Wiktionary
acerb/acerbic: acerb/acerbic: 1. Sour or bitter tasting; acid. 2. Sharp or biting, as in character or expression: "At times, the playwright allows an acerbic tone to pierce through otherwise arid or flowery prose" (Alvin Klein). American Heritage Dictionary