Simple Definition of cadaverous
: looking very thin and pale : resembling a corpse
Examples of cadaverous
A tall, cadaverous man led us into the library.
<everyone always looks cadaverous in the winter>
First Known Use of cadaverous
Medical Definition of cadaverous
1: of or relating to a corpse
2of a complexion : being pallid or livid like a corpse
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