Translation of "poisonous" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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poisonousadjective

uk /ˈpɔɪ.zən.əs/ us /ˈpɔɪ.zən.əs/

B2 very harmful and able to cause illness or death

有毒的,有害的
poisonous chemicals 有毒化学物质
Can you tell the difference between poisonous mushrooms and edible varieties? 你能说出有毒蘑菇和食用蘑菇之间的区别吗?

very unpleasant and unkind

令人不快的;恶意的
He said some poisonous things to me. 他对我说了些恶毒的话。

More examples

  • Carbon monoxide is a colourless, odourless, poisonous gas.
  • These normally harmless substances combine to form a highly poisonous gas.
  • Thousands of fish were killed as a result of a discharge of poisonous chemicals from a nearby factory.
  • Fungus can be poisonous.
  • The chemicals can be poisonous if ingested.

(Translation of “poisonous” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)