What does venomous mean?

Definitions for venomousˈvɛn ə məs

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word venomous.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. deadly, venomous, virulent(adj)

    extremely poisonous or injurious; producing venom

    "venomous snakes"; "a virulent insect bite"

  2. poisonous, venomous, vicious(adj)

    marked by deep ill will; deliberately harmful

    "poisonous hate"; "venomous criticism"; "vicious gossip"

Wiktionary

  1. venomous(Adjective)

    Full of venom.

    The villain tricked him into drinking the venomous concoction.

  2. venomous(Adjective)

    Toxic; poisonous.

  3. venomous(Adjective)

    Noxious; evil.

  4. venomous(Adjective)

    Malignant; spiteful; hateful.

    His attitude toward me is utterly venomous.

  5. venomous(Adjective)

    Producing venom (poison usually injected into an enemy or prey by biting or stinging) in glands or accumulating venom from food.

    Do venomous spiders have glands?

  6. venomous(Adjective)

    powerful

Webster Dictionary

  1. Venomous(adj)

    full of venom; noxious to animal life; poisonous; as, the bite of a serpent may be venomous

  2. Venomous(adj)

    having a poison gland or glands for the secretion of venom, as certain serpents and insects

  3. Venomous(adj)

    noxious; mischievous; malignant; spiteful; as, a venomous progeny; a venomous writer

  4. Origin: [OE. venemous, venimous, F. venimeux, L. venenosus, fr. venenum poison. See Venom, and cf. Venenose.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of venomous in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of venomous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Seth Norrholm:

    Back in our ancestral age ... young children learned not to pick up snakes and spiders because they're venomous.

  2. William Shakespeare:

    Sweet are the uses of adversity, which, like a toad, though ugly and venomous, wears yet a precious jewel in its head.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    A woman may look an innocent to an ignorant, but only an intelligent man knows as how much poison she might have that of a venomous serpent.

  4. Robert Klepper:

    Public safety is the number one concern, we wanted to emphasize that this is a venomous snake and a dangerous animal and should not be approached.

  5. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    One of the deadliest and most venomous destructive concoction is created by mixing false pride with ignorance and power. Regretfully there are more victims of this poisonous formulation than the poison itself.

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