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 ?
as to affirm, for instance, following Buckle, that through civilisation mankind becomes softer, and consequently less bloodthirsty and less fitted for warfare.
The truth must have been that, all unversed in the arts of the wily Greek, the deceiver of gods, the lover of strange women, the evoker of bloodthirsty shades, I yet longed for the beginning of my own obscure Odyssey, which, as was proper for a modern, should unroll its wonders and terrors beyond the Pillars of Hercules.
Mong the motley-speckled fierce creatures, Shouldest rove, sinful-sound and fine-coloured, With longing lips smacking, Blessedly mocking, blessedly hellish, blessedly bloodthirsty, Robbing, skulking, lying--roving:--
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.
They could count the numerous islets of the lake, inhabited by the Biddiomahs, a race of bloodthirsty and formidable pirates, who are as greatly feared when neighbors as are the Touaregs of Sahara.
His strange life had left him neither morose nor bloodthirsty.
The Kalidahs--beasts with bodies like bears and heads like tigers--had once been fierce and bloodthirsty, but even they were now nearly all tamed, although at times one or another of them would get cross and disagreeable.
With Rosy held in the clutches of Morpheus for a many-hours deep slumber, and the bloodthirsty parent waiting, armed and forewarned, Ikey felt that his rival was close, indeed, upon discomfiture.
He had wound a red handkerchief round his cloth cap to give it the air of a turban, and his red comforter across his breast as a scarf,--an amount of red which, with the tremendous frown on his brow, and the decision with which he grasped the sword, as he held it with its point resting on the ground, would suffice to convey an approximate idea of his fierce and bloodthirsty disposition.
They are strangers and unknown to any in this region; and they be the most violent and bloodthirsty madmen that ever --"
She had occasionally caught glimpses of these men in girlhood, looking over hedges, or peeping through bushes, and pointing their guns, strangely accoutred, a bloodthirsty light in their eyes.