Bloody

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Definition

(a) bloody (steak): (a) raw, under-cooked, bleeding, juicy (steak)
adjective

(a) bloody (battle): (a) fierce, ferocious, cut-throat, savage (battle); (a battle) with lots of bloodshed
adjective

(That's a) bloody (good film!) (UK/AUS slang): (That's a) very, tremendously, damn, exceedingly (good film!)
adverb, adjective
Pronunciation examples
UK: That's such a bloody good film, I think I'll watch it again.
US: I'd like my steak bloody please.
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Examples

  • "Race: BLOODY YANK (AMERICAN)"
  • "You want a sirloin steak 'bloody'!"
  • "The sirloin steak is eaten 'bloody'."
  • "Sailor : Horatio, it's great to have you aboard, but why do you always carry that bloody arm holding a gun with you?"
  • "Get me a bloody beer, woman!"
  • "Moira : My, that all sounds awfully bloody."

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