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1. viper

noun. ['ˈvaɪpɝ'] venomous Old World snakes characterized by hollow venom-conducting fangs in the upper jaw.

Synonyms

  • serpent
  • ophidian
  • Cerastes cornutus
  • Bitis arietans
  • asp viper
  • horned viper
  • Bitis gabonica
  • common viper
  • family Viperidae
  • puff adder
  • Vipera aspis
  • horned asp
  • gaboon viper
  • adder
  • snake
  • Vipera berus
  • pit viper
  • cerastes
  • asp
  • sand viper

Antonyms

  • good person

Etymology

  • vipera (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Viper

  • vanriper
  • striper
  • dekuyper
  • sniper
  • wiper
  • pyper
  • piper
  • kuyper
  • kiper
  • hyper
  • diaper

Example sentences of the word viper


1. Noun, singular or mass
These snakes are immune to the venom of the eastern coral snake and pit viper.

2. Preposition or subordinating conjunction
All members of the pit viper family are toxic to felines.

Quotes containing the word viper


1. Ransom really looked at the other man for the first time, shook his head, stared again.“Holy hell, your eyes are like a fucking viper’s.” Venom raised an eyebrow.“You have hair prettier than one of Astaad’s concubines.” Ransom gave the vampire the finger. Venom grinned.
- Nalini Singh, Archangel's Consort

2. Diana Sporting a Remington Sendero SF II {Couplet} Over one shoulder hung a rifle, over the other swung a brace of pheasants;She was a no-nonsense breed of sniper, a viper with no time for fangs of conscience.
- Beryl Dov

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