Definition of "sulphurous" [sul•phur•ous]

  • (adjective) Variant of sulfurous.

Use "sulphurous" in a sentence

  • "(SO_ {2}), sometimes called sulphurous anhydride; and sulphur trioxide"
  • "When sulphur burns, as in a match, it gives off disagreeable fumes, and if these are made to bubble into a vessel containing water, they dissolve and form with the water a substance known as sulphurous acid."
  • "Despite eight years under the influence of the unloved (and, to Ch├ívez, the "sulphurous") George W. Bush, more than half of those surveyed have positive views of the U.S., and are looking for Obama to take a more active role in the region."

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