Definition of venomous
Examples of venomous in a Sentence
The cobra is a venomous snake.
a venomous attack on his character
Recent Examples of venomous from the Web
An army The buckmoth caterpillar, with its venomous spines, certainly seems on the warpath.
In January, an eastern brown snake, one of the world’s most venomous, startled a woman in Australia by devouring an entire carpet python on her patio.
Those are ants of the genus Leptogenys assaulting a millipede (a harmless consumer of rotten vegetation, as opposed to the venomous centipede, which is a carnivore).
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Definition of venomous for English Language Learners
: 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
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