Complete Definition of "bloody"

English

Etymology
blood + -y

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-bloody.ogg|Audio (US)
rhymes|Êdi

Adjective
en-adj|bloodier|bloodiest

  1. Covered in blood.

#:All that remained of his right hand after the accident was a bloody stump.

  1. Characterised by great bloodshed.

#:There have been bloody battles between the two tribes.

  1. context|UK|AU|mildly|vulgar|not comparable Used to intensify what follows this adjective.

#:1994: w:Robert Jordan|Robert Jordan, Lord of Chaos, 519 - Try to keep those bloody women's bloody heads on their bloody shoulders by somehow helping them make this whole mad impossible scheme actually work

Synonyms
(1): bleeding, bloodied, gory
(2):
(3): damn, damned, goddam or goddamn, goddamned, bally, blasted, bleeding, blinking, blooming

Translations
trans-top|covered in blood
Czech: t-|cs|krvavý|m
Dutch: bloederig, bloederige
Finnish: t-|fi|verinen
French: t+|fr|sanglant|m, t+|fr|sanglante|f
German: t+|de|blutig
Greek: t|el|μαÏÏμένοÏ|m|trmatoménos|scGrek
Italian: sanguinante; cruento
trans-mid
Polish: krwawy m, krwawa f, krwawe n
Romanian: t-|ro|sângeros
Russian: окÑовавленнÑй
Slovak: krvavý -á -é
Swedish: blodig
Vietnamese: chảy máu, dính máu (1)
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trans-top|characterised by great bloodshed
Czech: t-|cs|krvavý|m
Dutch: bloederig, bloederige
Finnish: t-|fi|verinen
French: sanglant m, sanglante f
Greek: t|el|αιμαÏηÏÏÏ|m|traimatirós|scGrek
Italian: cruento, sanguinoso
trans-mid
Polish: krwawy m, krwawa f, krwawe n
Romanian: t-|ro|sângeros
Russian: кÑовавÑй
Slovak: krvavý -á -é
Swedish: blodig
Vietnamese: chảy máu
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trans-top|intensifier
Dutch: stomme (only with idiot)
French: t+|fr|foutu|m, t+|fr|foutue|f
Italian: t+|it|fottuto, t+|it|maledetto
trans-mid
Slovak: pojebaný -á -é vulgar
Polish: pierdolony, jebany -a -e vulgar
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ttbc-top
ttbc|Hungarian: véres
ttbc|Indonesian: darah|berdarah
ttbc|Old English: dreorig|drÄoriÄ¡
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Derived terms
bloody hell
bloody mary
bloody warrior
give someone a bloody nose

Adverb
en-adv

  1. context|UK|mildly|vulgar Used to intensify what follows this adverb.

#:1994: w:Robert Jordan|Robert Jordan, w:Lord of Chaos|Lord of Chaos, 109 - "Dice are no bloody good," David said.

Synonyms
bloody well
bally, blasted, bleeding, blooming

Translations
trans-top|intensifier
Dutch: t-|nl|verdomd
trans-mid
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Category:English intensifiers

Verb
en-verb|bloodies|bloodying|bloodied

  1. To draw blood from one's opponent in a fight.
  2. To demonstrably harm the cause of an opponent.

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