Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “blood sport”

blood sport

noun [C usually plural] uk   us  
any sport that involves animals being killed or hurt to make the people watching or taking part feel excitementHunting
(Definition of blood sport from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of blood sport?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “blood sport” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day


a type of dark brown beer with a bitter taste

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More