Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: bilious
IPA transcription: [b'ɪliəs]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: atrabilious, bilious, dyspeptic, liverish
    Meaning: irritable as if suffering from indigestion
  • Synonyms: bilious, liverish, livery
    Meaning: suffering from or suggesting a liver disorder or gastric distress
  • Synonyms: bilious, biliary
    Meaning: relating to or containing bile
Usage examples
  • "Mr. Bennett, you look positively bilious.
  • He was quaking on the precipice of a bad bilious attack
  • Poor Perry is bilious, and he has not time to take care of himself; he tells me he has not time to take care of himself--which is very sad--but he is always wanted all round the country.
  • He bore the external appearance of respectable poverty; he carried a gingham umbrella, preserved in an oilskin case; he picked his steps, with the neatest avoidance of all dirty places on the pavement; and he surveyed the scene around him with eyes of two different colors--a bilious brown eye on the lookout for employment, and a bilious green eye in a similar predicament.