• (GA) IPA: /ˈvaɪpɚ/

viper (plural vipers)

  1. A venomous snake in the family Viperidae.
    Synonyms: adder
  2. A dangerous, treacherous, or malignant person.
    • 1671, John Milton, “Samson Agonistes, […]”, in Paradise Regain’d. A Poem. In IV Books. To which is Added, Samson Agonistes, London: Printed by J. M[acock] for John Starkey […], OCLC 228732398 ↗, [{}/mode/1up page 62]:
      And aggravate my folly who committed / To ſuch a viper his moſt ſacred truſt / Of ſecreſie, my ſafety, and my life.
  3. (slang) A person who smokes marijuana.

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