Definition of blood and thunder in English:

blood and thunder

  • informal Unrestrained and violent action or behaviour: [as modifier]: a typical blood-and-thunder cup tie
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    • But Swansea were worthy of their spirited success in a typical blood and thunder derby between Wales's oldest rivals.
    • Hopefully there won't be any such scenes tonight, although you'd expect the blood and thunder atmosphere that you get in local derbies.
    • With this blood and thunder contest slipping into injury time some players clutched at water bottles, slaking their thirsts and preparing for one final mighty effort.
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