Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as venous or veiny
  • In botany and zoology, veined; provided with veins or nerves.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Marked with veins; veined; veiny.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Having veins

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Examples

  • True Blood is not on right now, to the disappointment, not to say withdrawal symptoms, of the millions addicted to its veinous entertainment.

    Daniel Menaker: Zombies, Torture, Bloodsuckers

  • Let run 1 quart of veinous blood from the elbow and administer 5 minims of ticture of laudanum at every high-tide until the subject quiets.

    Unspeakably Ill « Whatever

  • True Blood is not on right now, to the disappointment, not to say withdrawal symptoms, of the millions addicted to its veinous entertainment.

    Daniel Menaker: Zombies, Torture, Bloodsuckers

  • True Blood is not on right now, to the disappointment, not to say withdrawal symptoms, of the millions addicted to its veinous entertainment.

    Daniel Menaker: Zombies, Torture, Bloodsuckers

  • Stern thinks of "crimson-tipped hands pressed into the loose pale flesh of his own back," and later observes a "rosy tumescent glow and throbbing veinous parts."

    Lust And The Middle-Aged Lawyer

  • He sat down on a chair that stood before the fire, and covered his forehead with his large brown veinous hands.

    Great Expectations

  • Perhaps there is a rather increased sense of power upon him as he loosely grasps one of his veinous wrists with his other hand and holding it behind his back walks noiselessly up and down.

    Bleak House

  • Kiwi scientists warn of "eThrombosis" -- veinous thromboses brought on by sitting on your ass in front of a computer all the damned time.

    Boing Boing: January 26, 2003 - February 1, 2003 Archives

  • Now he was evidently on the downgrade; and the cause of the deterioration was advertised in his bloodshot eyeballs and veinous cheeks.

    Australia Felix

  • The traces of connective cables and tubes took on an organic appearance and Mia imagined, briefly, that they hurried down the veinous network of a living thing.

    Mirage

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