Definition of blooded in English:


Line breaks: blood¦ed
Pronunciation: /ˈblʌdɪd


  • 1 [usually in combination] Having blood or a temperament of a specified kind: thin-blooded
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    • And many criminologists say that despite her cold-blooded killing, she does not fit the serial-killer mould.
    • It's 16 million years after dinosaurs roamed the earth, and warm-blooded creatures are wandering round the tropical jungle eating bugs.
    • As for the enemy soldiers, they were either harmless boobies or cold-blooded psychopaths.
  • 2chiefly North American (Of horses or cattle) of good pedigree: a blooded stallion
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    • Lank in body, slender in limb, full of spirit, they reminded one of blooded horses.
    • The blooded pilgrim stock of horses and cattle, brought to Montana at great expense, could not survive the endless days of low temperatures.
    • As compulsive improvers, they perused agricultural journals for more productive seeds and bettered their herds with blooded stock.

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