bloodthirsty


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blood·thirst·y

 (blŭd′thûr′stē)
adj.
1. Eager to cause or see the shedding of blood.
2. Characterized by violence or carnage: a bloodthirsty scene in a play.

blood′thirst′i·ly adv.
blood′thirst′i·ness n.

bloodthirsty

(ˈblʌdˌθɜːstɪ)
adj, -thirstier or -thirstiest
1. murderous; cruel
2. taking pleasure in bloodshed or violence
3. describing or depicting killing and violence; gruesome: a bloodthirsty film.
ˈbloodˌthirstily adv
ˈbloodˌthirstiness n

blood•thirst•y

(ˈblʌdˌθɜr sti)

adj.
1. eager to shed blood; murderous.
2. indicating or marked by a desire for bloodshed or violence.
[1525–35]
blood′thirst`i•ly, adv.
blood′thirst`i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bloodthirsty - 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"-G.W.Johnson
bloody - having or covered with or accompanied by blood; "a bloody nose"; "your scarf is all bloody"; "the effects will be violent and probably bloody"; "a bloody fight"

bloodthirsty

bloodthirsty

adjective
Translations
سَفّاحٌ، مُتَعَطِّشٌ إلى سَفْكِ الدَّممَليئٌ بِمَشاهِدِ سَفْكِ الدَّم
drastickýkrvežíznivý
blodtørstig
verenhimoinen
vérszomjasvérengző
blóîòyrsturofbeldis-, blóîidrifin
krvilačný
canavar ruhlukana susamışşiddet dolu

bloodthirsty

[ˈblʌdθɜːstɪ] ADJ (bloodthirstier (compar) (bloodthirstiest (superl))) (= brutal) → sanguinario; (= gory) [film, book] → sangriento

bloodthirsty

[ˈblʌdθɜːrstɪ] adjsanguinaireblood transfusion ntransfusion f sanguineblood type ngroupe m sanguinblood vessel nvaisseau m sanguin

bloodthirsty

[ˈblʌdˌθɜːstɪ] adjsanguinario/a, assetato/a di sangue

blood

(blad) noun
1. the red fluid pumped through the body by the heart. Blood poured from the wound in his side.
2. descent or ancestors. He is of royal blood.
ˈbloodless adjective
1. without the shedding of blood. a bloodless victory.
2. anaemic. She is definitely bloodless.
ˈbloody adjective
1. stained with blood. a bloody shirt; His clothes were torn and bloody.
2. bleeding. a bloody nose.
3. murderous and cruel. a bloody battle.
4. used in slang vulgarly for emphasis. That bloody car ran over my foot!
ˈbloodcurdling adjective
terrifying and horrible. a blood-curdling scream.
blood donor
a person who gives blood for use by another person in transfusion etc.
blood group/type
any one of the types into which human blood is classified. Her blood group is O.
ˈblood-poisoning noun
an infection of the blood. He is suffering from blood-poisoning.
blood pressure
the (amount of) pressure of the blood on the walls of the blood-vessels. The excitement will raise his blood pressure.
ˈbloodshed noun
deaths or shedding of blood. There was much bloodshed in the battle.
ˈbloodshot adjective
(of eyes) full of red lines and inflamed with blood.
ˈbloodstained adjective
stained with blood. a bloodstained bandage.
ˈbloodstream noun
the blood flowing through the body. The poison entered her bloodstream.
ˈblood test noun
an analysis of a patient's blood to find out if he/she has any diseases. etc.
ˈbloodthirsty adjective
1. eager to kill people. a bloodthirsty warrior.
2. (of a film etc) full of scenes in which there is much killing.
ˈbloodthirstiness noun
ˈblood transfusion noun
the process of giving blood to someone through the veins during an operation etc.
ˈblood-vessel noun
any of the tubes in the body through which the blood flows. He has burst a blood-vessel.
in cold blood
while free from excitement or passion. He killed his son in cold blood.
References in classic literature ?
While the others were busily occupied in seeking to gratify their childish passion for finery, by plundering even the miserable effects of the scout, or had been searching with such bloodthirsty vengeance in their looks for their absent owner, Le Renard had stood at a little distance from the prisoners, with a demeanor so quiet and satisfied, as to betray that he had already effected the grand purpose of his treachery.
As with glass under arm, Ahab to-and-fro paced the deck; in his forward turn beholding the monsters he chased, and in the after one the bloodthirsty pirates chasing him; some such fancy as the above seemed his.
They are strangers and unknown to any in this region; and they be the most violent and bloodthirsty madmen that ever --"
Snap scampered into the shrubbery, with a bloodthirsty snarl at starting.
The Lord Mayor, in the stronghold of the mighty Mansion House, gave orders to his fifty cooks and butlers to keep Christmas as a Lord Mayor's household should; and even the little tailor, whom he had fined five shillings on the previous Monday for being drunk and bloodthirsty in the streets, stirred up to-morrow's pudding in his garret, while his lean wife and the baby sallied out to buy the beef.
And then fell to pulling off, not only his jacket and waistcoat, but his shirt too, in a manner at once light-hearted, businesslike, and bloodthirsty.
Another name glided into her petition it was that of the wounded Christian, whom fate had placed in the hands of bloodthirsty men, his avowed enemies.
I did not even know that there were any better conditions to escape to, but I was more than willing to take my chances among people fashioned after my own mold rather than to remain longer among the hideous and bloodthirsty green men of Mars.
He no longer looked upon the black man as his brother; but rather as only another of the innumerable foes of the bloodthirsty jungle--a beast of prey which walked upon two feet instead of four.
as to affirm, for instance, following Buckle, that through civilisation mankind becomes softer, and consequently less bloodthirsty and less fitted for warfare.
He scrambled up the bank with a speed that could not be exceeded by a bloodthirsty man.
Well, for my part, I, a bloodthirsty ruffian, who can go and stand close to a scaffold, in order to have a better view of the king's execution -- I remain.