Definition of 'consumptive'
Example sentences containing 'consumptive'
She had cast herself as a movie consumptive , and would not be dissuaded from the role by mere medical opinion.THE GREAT AND SECRET SHOW (2001)
And she was lying there like a Victorian consumptive in her nightgown, stained red, staring at me glassily.THE EXECUTION (2001) THE OPEN DOOR (2001)
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Definition of consumptive from the Collins English Dictionary