(redirected from dyspeptics)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.
See: bilious, bitter
Mentioned in ?
References in classic literature ?
We're to have two kinds of jelly, red and yellow, and whipped cream and lemon pie, and cherry pie, and three kinds of cookies, and fruit cake, and Marilla's famous yellow plum preserves that she keeps especially for ministers, and pound cake and layer cake, and biscuits as aforesaid; and new bread and old both, in case the minister is dyspeptic and can't eat new.
He was now an intelligent man of sixteen, but dyspeptic and difficile.
They are generally those dyspeptic ladies and gentlemen who eat unheard-of quantities of hot corn bread (almost as good for the digestion as a kneaded pin-cushion), for breakfast, and for supper.