poisonous


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poi·son·ous

 (poi′zə-nəs)
adj.
1.
a. Containing or being a poison: poisonous fumes.
b. Capable of harming or killing by poison: poisonous tentacles.
2.
a. Full of ill will; malicious or spiteful: a poisonous look.
b. Harmful or destructive: a poisonous precedent.

poi′son·ous·ly adv.
poi′son·ous·ness n.

poisonous

(ˈpɔɪzənəs)
adj
1. (Medicine) having the effects or qualities of a poison
2. (Medicine) capable of killing or inflicting injury; venomous
3. corruptive or malicious
ˈpoisonously adv
ˈpoisonousness n

poi•son•ous

(ˈpɔɪ zə nəs)

adj.
1. full of or containing poison.
2. deeply malicious; malevolent.
[1565–75]
poi′son•ous•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.poisonous - having the qualities or effects of a poisonpoisonous - having the qualities or effects of a poison
toxic - of or relating to or caused by a toxin or poison; "suffering from exposure to toxic substances"
2.poisonous - not safe to eat
inedible, uneatable - not suitable for food
3.poisonous - marked by deep ill will; deliberately harmful; "poisonous hate"; "venomous criticism"; "vicious gossip"
malicious - having the nature of or resulting from malice; "malicious gossip"; "took malicious pleasure in...watching me wince"- Rudyard Kipling

poisonous

adjective
1. toxic, fatal, deadly, lethal, mortal, virulent, noxious, venomous, baneful (archaic), mephitic All parts of the yew tree are poisonous.
2. evil, vicious, malicious, corrupting, pernicious, baleful, baneful (archaic), pestiferous poisonous attacks on the Church

poisonous

adjective
1. Capable of injuring or killing by poison:
2. Characterized by intense ill will or spite:
Slang: bitchy.
Translations
سامسامّسمي
jedovatý
giftig
myrkyllinen
otrovan
mérgesmérgező
eitraîur
有毒な
유해한
strupen
giftig
ซึ่งเป็นพิษ
độc

poisonous

[ˈpɔɪznəs] ADJ
1. [snake etc] → venenoso; [substance, plant, fumes etc] → tóxico
2. (fig) (= damaging) → pernicioso; (= very bad) → horrible, malísimo
this poisonous propagandaesta propaganda perniciosa
the play was poisonousla obra fue horrible
he's a poisonous individuales una persona odiosa

poisonous

[ˈpɔɪzənəs] adj
[snake, spider] → venimeux/euse
[plant, berry] → vénéneux/euse
[substance] → vénéneux/euse
[fumes] → toxique
(fig) (= unpleasant) [comment, suspicion] → pernicieux/eusepoison-pen letter nlettre f anonyme

poisonous

adj
giftig; poisonous mushroomGiftpilz m; poisonous snakeGiftschlange f; whisky on top of beer, that’s absolutely poisonous (inf)Whisky auf Bier, das ist tödlich (inf)
(fig) literature, doctrinezersetzend; remark etcgiftig; poisonous propagandaHetzpropaganda f; she has a poisonous tonguesie hat eine giftige Zunge; he’s a poisonous individualer ist ein richtiger Giftzwerg; a long-standing and poisonous disputeein lang währender und zerrüttender Streit
poisonous stuff (inf: usu hum)Teufelszeug nt

poisonous

[ˈpɔɪznəs] adj
a. (snake, plant) → velenoso/a; (fumes) → venefico/a, tossico/a
b. (fig) (tongue) → velenoso/a; (propaganda) → venefico/a; (ideas, literature) → pernicioso/a; (rumours, individual) → perfido/a (fam) (coffee) → schifoso/a

poison

(ˈpoizn) noun
any substance which causes death or illness when taken into the body. She killed herself by taking poison; (also adjective) poison gas.
verb
1. to kill or harm with poison. He poisoned his wife.
2. to put poison into (food etc). He poisoned her coffee.
ˈpoisoner noun
ˈpoisonous adjective
containing or using poison. That fruit is poisonous; a poisonous snake.
ˈpoisonously adverb
poison-pen letter
an anonymous letter saying wicked things about a person etc.

poisonous

سامّ jedovatý giftig giftig δηλητηριώδης venenoso myrkyllinen venimeux otrovan velenoso 有毒な 유해한 giftig giftig toksyczny venenoso ядовитый giftig ซึ่งเป็นพิษ zehirli độc 有毒的

poi·son·ous

a. venenoso-a; tóxico-a.

poisonous

adj venenoso
References in classic literature ?
Flee, my friend, into thy solitude: I see thee stung all over by the poisonous flies.
Death was in that poisonous wave, And in its gulf a fitting grave For him who thence could solace bring To his lone imagining -- Whose solitary soul could make An Eden of that dim lake.
I meant, sir, the chances that the world might run into a belt of poisonous ether.
This species of snake is not poisonous, and kills its prey by crushing it to death, making it into a pulpy mass, with scarcely a bone left unbroken, after which it swallows its meal.
This gully was about a third of the way up the mountain, and it was filled to the brim with red-hot molten lava in which swam fire-serpents and poisonous salamanders.
Nor, at the time, had it failed to enter his monomaniac mind, that all the anguish of that then present suffering was but the direct issue of a former woe; and he too plainly seemed to see, that as the most poisonous reptile of the marsh perpetuates his kind as inevitably as the sweetest songster of the grove; so, equally with every felicity, all miserable events do naturally beget their like.
The sapling which had rooted down to a poisonous stratum on the spot of its sowing had been transplanted to a deeper soil.
In fine, Giovanni recognized but two or three plants in the collection, and those of a kind that he well knew to be poisonous.
Basil would have helped him to resist Lord Henry's influence, and the still more poisonous influences that came from his own temperament.
Others contended that the stigma had not been produced until a long time subsequent, when old Roger Chillingworth, being a potent necromancer, had caused it to appear, through the agency of magic and poisonous drugs.
If we could go to one of those new camps and patch up some kind of terms with the enemy -- yes, but The Boss could not go, and neither could I, for I was among the first that were made sick by the poisonous air bred by those dead thousands.
Two little rivers, or rather two swamps, emptied out into this pond, as you might call it; and the foliage round that part of the shore had a kind of poisonous brightness.