Definition of blood money noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    blood money

    BrE BrE//ˈblʌd mʌni//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈblʌd mʌni//
    [uncountable] (disapproving)
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  1. 1money paid to a person who is hired to murder somebody
  2. 2money paid to the family of a murdered person
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: blood money