(noun, adjective, verb, adverb)


1. having or covered with or accompanied by blood

- a bloody nose

- your scarf is all bloody

- the effects will be violent and probably bloody

Similar word(s): bloodstained, gory, bloodsucking, bloodthirsty, sanguinary, sanguineous, crimson, red, violent, homicidal, murderous, butcherly, slaughterous, internecine, merciless, unmerciful

2. informal intensifiers

- a bloody fool

Similar word(s): unmitigated, bally, blinking, blooming, crashing, flaming

Sentences with bloody as an adjective:

- All that remained of his right hand after the accident was a bloody stump.

- There have been bloody battles between the two tribes.


1. extremely

- you are bloody right

Similar word(s): damn

Sentences with bloody as an adverb:

- Dice are no bloody good


1. (casual) bloody mary


1. cover with blood

- bloody your hands

Definition categories: change, cover