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 us   /ˈblʌdˌθɜr·sti/
eager to ​see or take ​part in ​violence: a bloodthirsty ​tyrant/​crowd
(Definition of bloodthirsty from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bloodthirsty”
in Arabic مُتَعَطِّش لِلدِماء…
in Korean 피에 굶주린, 잔인한…
in Portuguese sanguinário, cruel…
in Catalan sanguinari…
in Japanese 血に飢えた, 残虐な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 嗜血的,好杀戮的…
in Turkish kana susamış…
in Russian кровожадный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 嗜血的,好殺戮的…
in Italian sanguinario…
in Polish żądny krwi, krwiożerczy…
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