ven·om·ous adjective \ˈve-nə-məs\
: capable of putting poison or venom into another animal's body usually by biting or stinging it
: containing venom
: expressing very strong hatred or anger
: having a venom-producing gland and able to inflict a poisoned wound <venomous snakes>
— ven·om·ous·ly adverb
— ven·om·ous·ness noun
Examples of VENOMOUS
- The cobra is a venomous snake.
- a venomous attack on his character
First Known Use of VENOMOUS
ven·om·ous adjective \ˈven-ə-məs\ (Medical Dictionary)
: having a venom-producing gland and able to inflict a poisoned wound <the vipers, pit vipers, and coral snakes are venomous>
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