Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “steeped in blood”

steeped in blood

literary
describes a place where many people have died in a violent way, or a person responsible for the deaths of many people: The castle's history is steeped in blood.Violent or aggressiveUnkind, cruel and unfeelingTreating people or animals badly
(Definition of steeped in blood from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Translations of “steeped in blood”

Word of the Day

crew

If you crew a boat, or crew for someone on their boat, you help to sail it.

Word of the Day

Blog

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