Usage examples for bilious

  1. But may I suggest, my new friend, that you throw off those sad, oppressive thoughts, no doubt due to your bilious temperament... – Virgin Soil by Ivan S. Turgenev
  2. She happened this afternoon to be specially bilious and morose- as much disposed to gore as any vicious " mother of the herd." – Shirley by Charlotte Brontë
  3. To say that she was green or yellow would ill describe the ghastliness of the tint that suffused her naturally bilious countenance; still speechless, she made a frantic plunge towards the great urn that adorned the head of the grave. – The Light of Scarthey by Egerton Castle