Examples of poisonous in a sentence
Chocolate is poisonous to dogs.
This species of spider is extremely poisonous.
First Known Use of poisonous
POISONOUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of poisonous for English Language Learners
: causing sickness or death by entering or touching the body : containing poison
: capable of putting poison into another animal's body by biting it
: very harmful or unpleasant
POISONOUS Defined for Kids
Definition of poisonous for Students
: containing poison : having or causing an effect of poison <poisonous mushrooms>
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