Meaning of bilious

bil•ious

Pronunciation: (bil'yus), [key]
— adj.
  1. pertaining to bile or to an excess secretion of bile.
  2. suffering from, caused by, or attended by trouble with the bile or liver.
  3. peevish; irritable; cranky.
  4. extremely unpleasant or distasteful: a long scarf of bright, bilious green.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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