Definition of poisoning in US English:

poisoning

noun

  • 1The action of administering poison to a person or animal.

    ‘the poisoning of a former spy’
    1. 1.1 The fact of being affected by or contaminated with poison.
      ‘symptoms of poisoning may include nausea, diarrhea, and vomiting’

Pronunciation

poisoning

/ˈpɔɪz(ə)nɪŋ//ˈpoiz(ə)niNG/