Definition of bloody adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈblʌdi//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈblʌdi//
    (bloodier, bloodiest)
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  1. 1involving a lot of violence and killing a bloody battle The terrorists have halted their bloody campaign of violence.
  2. 2covered with blood; bleeding to give somebody a bloody nose (= in a fight) bloody fingerprints
  3. Word OriginOld English blōdig (see blood, -y).