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Definition of: bloody

(bludē) adjective blood·i·er, blood·i·est
1. Covered or stained with blood: also blood′ied.
2. Consisting of, containing, or mixed with blood.
3. Characterized by or delighting in bloodshed; saguinary; bloodthirsty.
4. Red like blood; suggesting blood.
5. Brit. Slang Damned; accursed; confounded: also used adverbially, meaning very, exceedingly, damnably; as, not bloody likely: a low vulgarism.
v.t. blood·ied, blood·y·ing
To smear or stain with blood.

Synonyms (adj.): blood-dyed, blood-red, blood-stained, crimson, gory, reeking, sanguinary. Bloody is commonly used in the literal, sanguinary in the figurative sense. We say a sanguinary or bloody battle, a sanguinary temper, a bloody weapon, a bloody field. Crimson refers to the color of blood; gory signifies covered or daubed with gore, or clotted blood, and always keeps the physical signification. Reeking, which is capable of other meanings, is often used alone to signify wet with steaming blood; as a reeking blade. Antonyms: bloodless, calm, conciliatory, gentle, harmless, peaceable, peaceful, tranquil, unwarlike.

Most often used phrases:

bloody sunday
bloody battle
bloody mary
bloody valentine
bloody murder
bloody disgusting
bloody battles
sunday bloody
bloody war
bloody hell
bloody beetroots
bloody roar
bloody civil war
bloody knife
bloody good

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"bloody" has the frequency of use of 0.001% on en.wikipedia.org.

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