Cadaverous - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |kəˈdævərəs|  American pronunciation of the word cadaverous
Brit.  |kəˈdav(ə)rəs|  British pronunciation of the word cadaverous

adjective

- very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold (syn: emaciated, gaunt, haggard, pinched, skeletal, wasted)

Examples

A tall, cadaverous man led us into the library.

...everyone always looks cadaverous in the winter...

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