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Definition of "cankered" [can•kered]

  • Simple past tense and past participle of canker. (verb)

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Use "cankered" in a sentence
  • "All candidates in Chicago's mayoral race have one thing in common: Like millions of afflicted Chicago residents, they're all breathing the same cankered air from the city's two infamous Model-T-era coal-fired plants."
  • "All candidates in Chicago's mayoral race have one thing in common: Like millions of afflicted Chicago residents, they're all breathing the same cankered air from ..."
  • "For we who are about to die, we saw a shape in war, a blind, castrated wreck with cankered mind in flail of fury, saw it lamed,"