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



    BrE BrE//ˈblʌdθɜːsti//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈblʌdθɜːrsti//
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  1. 1wanting to kill or wound; enjoying seeing or hearing about killing and violence We are not a bloodthirsty people.
  2. 2(of a book, film/movie, etc.) describing or showing killing and violence It’s a bloodthirsty tale of murder and revenge.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: bloodthirsty