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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Suffering from a liver disorder or relating to bile. One who is irritable.

Usage examples (33)
  • The person taking the tickets at the theater was bilious.
  • Adjective : a long scarf of bright, bilious green
  • Therefore, to apply the term bilious to this temperament is not only unreasonable, but it is calculated to mislead.
  • Cook was now taken seriously ill and was confined to his bed for several days by what he calls the bilious cholic, during which time for more
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