toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

syphilis
used in The Grapes of Wrath

only 1 use
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
a common STD caused by the Treponema pallidum spirochete; symptoms change through progressive stages
  • "7 And, "I got it from a man in the know—she has syphilis, you know—she was in that Warner picture.
    Chapter 15 (32% in)

There are no more uses of "syphilis" in The Grapes of Wrath.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®Wikipedia ArticleWebMD Article