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Definition of Bloody

Bloody

  1. Containing or resembling blood; of the nature of blood; as, bloody excretions; bloody sweat.
  2. Smeared or stained with blood; as, bloody hands; a bloody handkerchief.
  3. Given, or tending, to the shedding of blood; having a cruel, savage disposition; murderous; cruel.
  4. Attended with, or involving, bloodshed; sanguinary; esp., marked by great slaughter or cruelty; as, a bloody battle.
  5. Infamous; contemptible; -- variously used for mere emphasis or as a low epithet.
  6. To stain with blood.

Bloody Quotations

Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
John Adams

No one need think that the world can be ruled without blood. The civil sword shall and must be red and bloody.
Andrew Jackson

Obviously you can't please everyone. I'm sure some people say, 'Bloody old Len Goodman gets on my nerves.'
Len Goodman

To give victory to the right, not bloody bullets, but peaceful ballots only, are necessary.
Abraham Lincoln

In the fell clutch of circumstance, I have not winced nor cried aloud: Under the bludgeoning of chance my head is bloody, but unbowed.
William Ernest Henley
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Bloody Translations

bloody in Danish is blod-
bloody in Dutch is bloedend, bloedig
bloody in German is blutige, blutig
bloody in Italian is insanguinato
bloody in Latin is cruentus
bloody in Portuguese is sangrento
bloody in Spanish is sangriento
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