mamba mamba  /ˈmɑm bə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) arboreal snake of central and southern Africa whose bite is often fatal

Usage(s):

  1. So you get a lecture on the toxic properties of the black mamba snake and a disquisition on the psychological duality of Superman.
  2. To capture the deadly black mamba, the wardens use a fishing rod adapted to pull a noose around the snake's neck; the snake is then gingerly deposited in a pillowcase.
  3. Ken was feeding white mice to the snakes, had presented dinner to an African spitting cobra, a green mamba and two Indian cobras.

News

  • Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant Have Incredible Statues in China

    Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant 's reach extends farther than yours. NBA superstars are known to have a fanbase that spans across the globe, but Shaq and Kobe are officially pushing the limits of international stardom. Both apparently have monstrous statues that tower over everyone in China. Here's a look at the Black Mamba's iconic sculpture, which appears to stand outside of the Guangzhou ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

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Quotes

  1. "I know these guys on our team," Johnson said. "We have played in a couple of Badger Sport tournaments. A lot of guys on our team have impressed me. The Black Mamba did a tremendous job. I think he still has a lot to learn, but it was a good...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Keyshawn Johnson Source: SuperPrep.com (subscription)

  2. "It's how we're looking getting back with Kobe," Artest said. "Don't get it twisted now. This is the Mamba show and we're happy to have him back."
    on Feb 22, 2010 By: Ron Artest Source: FOXNews

  3. DiCaprio said: "There were highly venomous snakes all around. It was a tough shoot and we'd literally be in the middle of a take and they'd say, 'Cut' and I'd go, 'OK, what happened? Did I mess up my line?' 'No, black mamba, black mamba.' A guy...
    on Dec 15, 2006 By: Leonardo DiCaprio Source: Telugu Portal

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