A fungal disease of woody plants that causes localized damage to the bark.
An ulceration (especially of the lips or lining of the mouth).
synonym: canker sore.
Dutch: hoefkanker, noma, straalkanker
A pernicious and malign influence that is hard to get rid of:
— According to him, I was the canker in their midst.
Become infected with a canker.
Infect with a canker.
Moby thesaurus: abscess, adulterate, alloy, aposteme, bed sore, blain, blast, bleb, blight, blister, boil, break up, bubo, bulla, bunion, cancer, canker sore, carbuncle, chancre, chancroid ... show more.
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