Examples of cadaverous in a Sentence
A tall, cadaverous man led us into the library.
everyone always looks cadaverous in the winter
Recent Examples of cadaverous from the Web
At first glance the shrunken, somewhat cadaverous man who stood before the court seemed like a startled rabbit.
Keening choirs and cadaverous extras bear witness as Yuri (Max Irons) leaves the family farm and his childhood sweetheart, Natalka (Samantha Barks), to attend art school in Kiev.
The noise attracted a cadaverous, grey denizen from the nearby marketing department, dragging a small bandwagon behind him.
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First Known Use of cadaverous
CADAVEROUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cadaverous for English Language Learners
: looking very thin and pale : resembling a corpse
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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