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bloody

adjective [before noun], adverb uk   us   /ˈblʌd.i/ mainly UK very informal
C2 used to express anger or to emphasize what you are saying in a slightly rude way: I've had a bloody awful week. It's a bloody disgrace that some war widows don't get a decent pension. Don't be a bloody idiot! This computer's bloody useless! It's always going wrong. Don't you tell me what to do! I'll do what I bloody well like in my own house. I had a bloody good time last night. Life would be bloody boring if nothing ever went wrong.
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bloody

adjective uk   us   /ˈblʌd.i/
B2 covered with or full of blood: a bloody noseC1 extremely violent and involving a lot of blood and injuries: It was a long and bloody battle and many men were killed.
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bloodily
adverb uk   us   /-ɪ.li/
All the demonstrations were bloodily suppressed by government forces.

bloody

verb [T] uk   us   /ˈblʌd.i/
to make something bloody: The first punch bloodied his nose.
bloodied
adjective uk   us   /-id/ literary
covered in blood
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