Venom-mouthed

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Venom-mouthed having a venomous mouth:
    • adjs Venom-mouthed (Shak.) slanderous
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. venin (It. veneno)—L. venenum.

Usage

In literature:

Nor was he a moment too soon, for scarcely had he drawn himself to the safety of the limb than two gaping mouths snapped venomously below him.
"The Beasts of Tarzan" by Edgar Rice Burroughs
A peculiar complication is a distressing inflammation of the mouth of individuals that have sucked the wounds containing venom.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
Cornelia kept her eyes fixed on Adela's mouth, as one looks at a place whence a venomous reptile has darted out.
"Sandra Belloni, Complete" by George Meredith
I will tear thy venomed tongue out of thy mouth!
"The Robbers A Tragedy" by Friedrich Schiller
In fact they do not think of the venom as a material substance situated in the mouth.
"Concerning Animals and Other Matters" by E.H. Aitken, (AKA Edward Hamilton)
Snakes abound in the low bushes at the mouth of the Rimac, and some kinds, which are venomous, live on the arid sand-banks.
"Travels in Peru, on the Coast, in the Sierra, Across the Cordilleras and the Andes, into the Primeval Forests" by J. J. von Tschudi
The one of greater skill was dark and possessed of a cruel mouth and venomous dark eyes.
"Quest of the Golden Ape" by Ivar Jorgensen
Mouthing his words, venomous hate in his eyes, he checked himself.
"Under Fire For Servia" by Colonel James Fiske
The venom of the viper may be swallowed without any risk, provided there is not an ulcer in the mouth.
"Curiosities of Medical Experience" by J. G. (John Gideon) Millingen
You two shan't be allowed to sit primming up your mouths, and spitting venom on all the neighbourhood.
"Self-control" by Mary Brunton
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In news:

They say revenge is sweet, but we're thinking one man had a bitter taste in his mouth after he took revenge on a venomous snake.
They say revenge is sweet, but we're thinking one man had a bitter taste in his mouth after he took revenge on a venomous snake .
With no big PR push, Venom used only word of mouth to bring attention to its Dyno Day celebration of power.
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