from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Secreting and transmitting venom: a venomous snake.
- adj. Full of or containing venom.
- adj. Malicious; spiteful: a venomous remark. See Synonyms at poisonous.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Full of venom.
- adj. Toxic; poisonous.
- adj. Noxious; evil.
- adj. Malignant; spiteful; hateful.
- adj. Producing venom (poison usually injected into an enemy or prey by biting or stinging) in glands or accumulating venom from food.
- adj. powerful
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Full of venom; noxious to animal life; poisonous.
- adj. Having a poison gland or glands for the secretion of venom, as certain serpents and insects.
- adj. Noxious; mischievous; malignant; spiteful.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pull of venom; noxious or hurtful by means or reason of venom; venenose; poisonous: as, a venomous reptile or insect; a venomous bite.
- Hence, noxious; virulent; extremely hurtful or injurious; poisonous in any way.
- Very spiteful or hateful; virulent; malignant; intended or intending to do harm: as, venomous eyes or looks; a venomous attack; venomous enemies.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. marked by deep ill will; deliberately harmful
- adj. extremely poisonous or injurious; producing venom
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