gory

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go·ry

 (gôr′ē)
adj. go·ri·er, go·ri·est
1. Covered or stained with gore; bloody.
2. Full of or characterized by bloodshed and violence.

gor′i·ly adv.
gor′i·ness n.

gory

(ˈɡɔːrɪ)
adj, gorier or goriest
1. horrific or bloodthirsty: a gory story.
2. involving bloodshed and killing: a gory battle.
3. covered in gore
ˈgorily adv
ˈgoriness n

gor•y

(ˈgɔr i, ˈgoʊr i)

adj. gor•i•er, gor•i•est.
1. covered with gore; bloody.
2. involving much bloodshed.
3. unpleasant or sensational: the gory details of a divorce.
[1470–80]
gor′i•ly, adv.
gor′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.gory - covered with blood; "a bloodstained shirt"; "a gory dagger"
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"
2.gory - accompanied by bloodshed; "this bitter and sanguinary war"
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"

gory

adjective
1. grisly, bloody, murderous, bloodthirsty, sanguinary The film is full of gory death scenes.
2. bloody, bloodstained, blood-soaked The ambulanceman carefully stripped off his gory clothes.

gory

adjective
1. Of or covered with blood:
2. Attended by or causing bloodshed:
Translations
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gory

[ˈgɔːrɪ] ADJ (gorier (compar) (goriest (superl))) [battle, death] → sangriento
he told me all the gory details (hum) → me contó todo con pelos y señales

gory

[ˈgɔːri] adj
[scene, picture] → sanglant(e)
(= unpleasant) the gory details → les détails sordides

gory

adj scene, story, violenceblutrünstig; murder, detailblutig

gory

[ˈgɔːrɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (battle, death) → sanguinoso/a
the gory details (hum) → i dettagli più scabrosi, i particolari più piccanti

gore

(goː) noun
blood (especially when it is thick and solid). After the battle, the knight was covered in gore.
verb
(of an animal) to pierce with its horns, tusks etc. The bull gored the farmer to death.
ˈgory adjective
with a lot of blood or bloodshed. a gory battle; a gory tale.
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