Meaning of cankered

can•kered

Pronunciation: (kang'kurd), [key]
— adj.
  1. morally corrupt.
  2. bad-tempered.
  3. (of plants)
    1. destroyed or having portions destroyed by the feeding of a cankerworm.
    2. having a cankerous part; infected with a canker.
  4. ulcerated.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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