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- Definition of the adjective bloody
- Definition of the adverb bloody
- Definition of the verb bloody
- Phrases with Bloody
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- Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Bloody
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- Video language resources about Bloody
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Definition of the adjective bloody
What does bloody mean as an attribute of a noun?
Bloody is one of the top 100 most common adjectives. It is used mostly in conversational speech, being the 6th most common adjective in conversational spoken English.
adjective - degrees: more bloody / bloodier | most bloody / bloodiest
- having or covered with or accompanied by blood
- examples: a bloody nose | your scarf is all bloody | the effects will be violent and probably bloody | a bloody fight
- antonym: bloodless
- similar: blood-filled; bloodstained / gory; bloodsucking; bloodthirsty / bloody-minded / sanguinary; crimson / red / violent; homicidal / murderous; butcherly / gory / sanguinary / sanguineous / slaughterous; internecine
- see also: merciless / unmerciful
- informal intensifiers
Definition of the adverb bloody
What does bloody mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?
Alternative definition of the adverb bloody
- [British, mildly vulgar] Used to intensify what follows this adverb.
- synonym: bloody well
Definition of the verb bloody
What does bloody mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: bloodied
- cover with blood
Bloody is a musical group.
- albums: "Engines of Sin", "Slow Death"
"Bloody" is a musical single of The Golinski Brothers.
- released in (34 years ago)
Bloody is a fictional character from Yes! PreCure 5.
Bloody is a commonly used expletive attributive in the United Kingdom and many Commonwealth and ex-Commonwealth countries, including Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Canada, the Anglophone Caribbean, Hong Kong, India, Sri Lanka and Pakistan.
Phrases with Bloody
Phrases starting with the word Bloody:
- Bloody Up
- Bloody flux
- Bloody Hell
- bloody mary
- Bloody Nora
- Bloody Nose
- Bloody show
- Bloody Well
- bloody shame
- Bloody Caesar
- Bloody Hermit
- Bloody Butcher
- Bloody Warrior
- Bloody Frogfish
- Bloody Geranium
- Bloody Stickleback
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Bloody
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by Linda S. Watts
Bloody Mary 41 Humphrey, Theodore C., and Lin T. Humphrey, eds. We Gather Together: Food and Festival in American Life. Ann Arbor, Mich.: UMI Research Press, 1988. Myers, Robert. Celebrations: The Complete Book of American ...
by Paul Joseph
The reaction to Bloody Sunday was intense. The event seriously undermined relations between the Catholic population and the state, and strengthened the IRA. The British government rapidly set up a tribunal, under Chief Justice Widgery, ...
by Bill Palmer, Karen Palmer, Richard Meyers
Bloody Fights (1933). Pro.Co: Yi Hua (Shanghai); Dir: Hu Tu; S.P.: Tian Han; Cast : Peng Fei, Cha Ruilong. Silent. “Bloody Fists.” See: Kung Fu Invaders. 254. Bloody Fists, The (l 972). (Death Beach; Dang Kou Tan). Pro.Co: Empire Cinema ...
Embracing English, American, and Anglo-Indian Slang, Pidgin English, Tinker's Jargon and Other Irregular Phraseology by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland
Bloody— Blot. Bloviate — Blow. Bio w — Bio zver. 139 It will contain two pages of interesting and absorbing turf reminiscences by ourselves and master ; a blood □ curdUr, by the murderman. — Snorting Times. The only one who is annoyed ...
Phraseological Allusions, Catchwords, Stereotyped Modes of Speech and Metaphors, Nicknames, Sobriquets, Derivations from Personal Names, Etc., with Explanations and Thousands of Exact References to Their Sources Or Early Usage by Albert Montefiore Hyamson
[Bloody early as 1834. Perhaps onomatopoeic in origin. Bloc, A : a close co-operation between Parties in a Parliament, in support of a common policy. Block, Ben : a sailor.' Block a bill, To : to prevent progress of a bill in Parliament by ...
Encyclopedia of Terrorism (2012)
by Peter Chalk
Bloody Friday Bloody Sunday Boj'inka Operation Bologna Basilica Bomb Plot List of Entries.
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- Bloody cub!
A cheetah cub of the zoo of Basel after a good meal, yes, it was pretty good!
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- Bloody Scratches
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- Bloody Texture
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- Bloody Angle
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- Only One Sock; Bloody Typical!
One of life's little mysteries...
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- Bloody Lane, Antietam
Monuments along Bloody Lane mark units which suffered heavy losses.
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- Bloody Boy
The little guy in the middle was all sorts of bloody and looking to fight. More.
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- Bloody Lane, Antietam
Southerners used the farm lane as breastworks against Northern forces attacking downhill.
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- Bloody Sunset
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- Bloody Whipped Cream
Raspberry sauce will always look like blood.
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- Bloody faucet
Red bloody faucet
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- She's A Bloody Rip Snorter: Helene Joy Breaks Down Some Aussie Slang
- Carlos Arredondo BLOODY RED, WHITE and BLUE - OCCULT MEANING - SIMON BOLIVAR, KNIGHT TEMPLAR
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- Bloody Meaning
Video shows what bloody means. Covered in blood.. Characterised by bloodshed.. Used as an intensifier.. bloody pronunciation. How to pronounce, definition ...
- British Slang - Bloody
A short video showing the different uses of the word 'bloody' in British English. Bloody is a slang word, and some people might think it is a little rude, so don't use ...
- Aussie Slang - Bloody - Australian Slang
Aussie Slang - Bloody - Australian Slang Bloody: very.
- Aussie Slang (Slow Version) - Bloody - Australian Slang (Slow Version)
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- Talking Tom Bloody in the bible (contains moderate language)
Talking tom bloody in the bible.
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Quotes about Bloody
Scrabble value of B3L1O1O1D2Y4
The value of this 6-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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