verb (bloodies, bloodying, bloodied)
adjective (bloodier, bloodiest)
- To draw blood from one's opponent in a fight.
- To demonstrably harm the cause of an opponent.
- Covered in blood.
- All that remained of his right hand after the accident was a stump.
- Characterised by great bloodshed.
- There have been battles between the two tribes.
- (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 women's heads on their shoulders by somehow helping them make this whole mad impossible scheme actually work
- (context, UK, mildly, vulgar) Used to intensify what follows this adverb.
Etymology: blood + -y
- 1994: w:Robert Jordan, Robert Jordan, w:Lord of Chaos, Lord of Chaos, 109 - "Dice are no good," David said.
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