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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

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

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

Life is to be lived. If you have to support yourself, you had bloody well better find some way that is going to be interesting. And you don't do that by sitting around.
Katharine Hepburn

A serious writer is not to be confounded with a solemn writer. A serious writer may be a hawk or a buzzard or even a popinjay, but a solemn writer is always a bloody owl.
Ernest Hemingway

The last act is bloody, however pleasant all the rest of the play is: a little earth is thrown at last upon our head, and that is the end forever.
Blaise Pascal
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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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