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Definition of blood-curdling adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

blood-curdling

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈblʌd kɜːdlɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈblʌd kɜːrdlɪŋ//
 
 
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(of a sound or a story) filling you with horror; extremely frightening a blood-curdling scream/story
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: blood-curdling