I'd already drafted a bitter, bilious, bombastic broadside against the right-wing hacks on the Republican Court.
GOP is a mummy-wrapped skeleton sitting in its own chilly mausoleum of bilious resentments and creepy sentimentality.
In fact, the GOP is a mummy-wrapped skeleton sitting in its own chilly mausoleum of bilious resentments and creepy sentimentality.
When you show people real human beings, most people don't want to be dismissive and bilious.
It happened that this evening she was the victim of a bilious headache, and she lay supine on a sofa, unable to sit up for dinner.
If it wasn't working at all, we shouldn't be bilious: we should be dead, or in a state of collapse.
While at Little Rock, I was attacked by bilious fever, and was sick for ten days.
What signifies the blare of your brass, or the bilious bleating of your wood-wind!
When the liver is involved, as in bilious colic, bile also is ejected.
I've put away so much of that sweet slush now that I'll be bilious for a week.
1540s, "pertaining to bile, biliary," from French bilieux, from Latin biliosus "pertaining to bile," from bilis (see bile). Meaning "wrathful, peevish, ill-tempered" (as people afflicted with an excess of bile were believed to be) is attested from 1560s. This is the main modern sense in English and French; the more literal meaning being taken up by biliary. Related: Biliousness.
bilious bil·ious (bĭl'yəs)
Of, relating to, or containing bile; biliary.
Characterized by an excess secretion of bile.
Relating to, characterized by, or experiencing gastric distress caused by a disorder of the liver or gallbladder.