Translation of "poisonous" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


adjective uk /ˈpɔɪ.zən.əs/ us /ˈpɔɪ.zən.əs/

B2 very harmful and able to cause illness or death

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?

B2 A poisonous animal or insect uses poison in order to defend itself:

a poisonous snake

very unpleasant and unkind

He said some poisonous things to me. 他对我说了些恶毒的话。

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