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Definition of "snakebite" [snakebite]

  • The bite of a snake. (noun)
  • Poisoning resulting from the bite of a venomous snake. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "snakebite" in a sentence
  • "As for your allegation that rattlers are a problem, I don't disagree that snakebite is something ranchers sometimes have to deal with, but I'm not sure I buy the argument that it's a big problem."
  • "Its called a snakebite, he said, squeezing a brown lime into a glass."
  • "I tried a snakebite aka purple the other week in Walkabout just to reminise on old uni times, but I dont think my stomach could take it and i started offering it around!!"