Definition of festering
- a festering wound
- But if the patient can manage it, the whirlpool is a dandy way to handle festering bedsores.
- —Paul G. Donohue
- festering resentment
- … comedy that comes from a pit of festering hatred …
- —Robert Brustein
- Four hundred yards to the west, between the schoolhouse and the mountain, lay a festering center of sin, a bootleg whiskey still operated by the celebrated anti-Prohibition guerilla Sam Reever.
- —Russell Baker