from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Relating to or affected with cancer.
  • adj. Growing or spreading rapidly to the point of harm.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Like a cancer; having the qualities or virulence of a cancer; affected with cancer.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Like cancer; virulent; also, affected with cancer.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. like a cancer; an evil that grows and spreads
  • adj. relating to or affected with cancer


From cancer +‎ -ous, from Latin cancer ("crab; tumor, cancer"). (Wiktionary)



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