Definitions

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  • adj. Of the nature of a chancre; affected by chancre.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of the nature of a chancre; having chancre.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having the qualities of a chancre; ulcerous.

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

  • adj. of or having chancres

Etymologies

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Compare French chancreux.

Examples

  • And now we find that the denizens of this sewer want us to actually pay billions and trillions more to keep this chancrous old collection of corruption afloat?

    Archive 2008-01-01

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