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English adjective: bloody

1. bloody having or covered with or accompanied by blood

SamplesA bloody nose.
Your scarf is all bloody.
The effects will be violent and probably bloody.
A bloody fight.

Similarblood-filled, bloodstained, bloodsucking, bloodthirsty, bloody-minded, butcherly, crimson, gory, gory, homicidal, internecine, murderous, red, sanguinary, sanguinary, sanguineous, slaughterous, violent

See alsomerciless, unmerciful


2. bloody informal intensifiers

SamplesWhat a bally (or blinking) nuisance.
A bloody fool.
A crashing bore.
You flaming idiot.

Synonymsbally, blinking, blooming, crashing, flaming, fucking



English adverb: bloody

1. bloody extremely

SamplesYou are bloody right.
Why are you so all-fired aggressive?.

Synonymsall-fired, damn

Domain usageintensifier, intensive

English verb: bloody

1. bloody (change) cover with blood

SamplesBloody your hands.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)cover, spread over

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