atrabilious atrabilious


  • (adj) irritable as if suffering from indigestion



  1. Lame, lank, atrabilious Charles Grey Grey is a 32nd generation Northumberlander.
  2. His name, Bernard DeVoto, soon became a synonym for the atrabilious type of crusader who seems perpetually to be throwing a tantrum.
  3. Like the hero of the novel, the master is an arrogant and atrabilious young bourgeois who hammers moodily on a grand piano and one day is stricken blind.
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/sə ˈbɔr də ˌneɪt /