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Definition 1: cover with blood - [verb of change]

Samples where bloody or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • bloody your hands

(bloody is a kind of ...) form a cover over

"The grass covered the grave"

Definition 2: having or covered with or accompanied by blood - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where bloody or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a bloody nose
  • your scarf is all bloody
  • the effects will be violent and probably bloody
  • a bloody fight

(bloody is similar to ...) containing blood

"the blood-filled centers of arteries and veins"

(bloody is similar to ...) covered with blood

"a bloodstained shirt" "a gory dagger"

(bloody is similar to ...) drawing blood from the body of another

"a plague of bloodsucking insects"

(bloody is similar to ...) marked by eagerness to resort to violence and bloodshed

"bloody-minded tyrants" "bloodthirsty yells" "went after the collaborators with a sanguinary fury that drenched the land with blood"

(bloody is similar to ...) characterized by violence or bloodshed

"writes of crimson deeds and barbaric days" "fann'd by Conquest's crimson wing" "convulsed with red rage"

(bloody is similar to ...) characteristic of or capable of or having a tendency toward killing another human being

"a homicidal rage" "murderous thugs"

(bloody is similar to ...) accompanied by bloodshed

"this bitter and sanguinary war"

(bloody is similar to ...) characterized by bloodshed and carnage for both sides

"internecine war"

(means also ...) having or showing no mercy

"the merciless enemy" "a merciless critic" "gave him a merciless beating"

Definition 3: extremely - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where bloody or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • you are bloody right
  • Why are you so all-fired aggressive?

Synonyms for bloody in the sense of this definition

(bloody is used in the usage domain ...) a modifier that has little meaning except to intensify the meaning it modifies

"`up' in `finished up' is an intensifier" "`honestly' in `I honestly don't know' is an intensifier"

Definition 4: informal intensifiers - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where bloody or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • what a bally (or blinking) nuisance
  • a bloody fool
  • a crashing bore
  • you flaming idiot

Synonyms for bloody in the sense of this definition

(bloody is similar to ...) not diminished or moderated in intensity or severity; sometimes used as an intensifier

"unmitigated suffering" "an unmitigated horror" "an unmitigated lie"

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