constrictor constrictor  /kən ˈstrɪk tər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) any of various large nonvenomous snakes that kill their prey by crushing it in its coils

News

  1. Hire an inspector to avoid homebuying horrors

    From a 15-foot boa constrictor holed up in the dark to a house ready to collapse in a stiff breeze to electrical wiring that bursts into flames at the flip of a switch, home inspectors have seen it all. And those horror stories could be yours if you...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Portsmouth Herald

  2. Real: Hire an inspector to avoid homebuying horrors

    From a 15-foot boa constrictor holed up in the dark to a house ready to collapse in a stiff breeze to electrical wiring that bursts into flames at the flip of a switch, home inspectors have seen it all.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: San Jose Mercury News

Quotes

  1. "The boa-constrictor, sex," as Amis called it, obsessed him.
    on Jun 16, 2007 By: Kingsley Amis Source: San Luis Obispo Tribune

  2. Hillier says sometimes "we manage to take what is a potential great opportunity and become like a boa constrictor, (and) squeeze the life right out of it :" Well that's a relief, I thought we only did that here ......
    on Jun 25, 2008 By: Rick Hillier Source: The Independent News

  3. Alice says: "When I saw her on TV I shouted, 'That's my snake'. It was an albino boa constrictor called Popcorn I used to have on tour. I hire my snakes now but I used to keep them. They had the run of the house. At one time I was able to fly them...
    on Nov 24, 2009 By: Alice Cooper Source: The Sun

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