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walking wounded

plural noun

  • the walking wounded
    los heridos (masculine plural) que pueden/podían caminar
    Example sentences
    • Bodies were lying on the track, some said, as the walking wounded - some badly burned and bleeding - tried to make their way to safety through the choking smoke and soot.
    • I treated the walking wounded of the Vietnam War from 1968 to 1970.
    • Menard, one of the walking wounded, recounted the fierce response they met in on a bridge at the southern Iraqi city of Nassiriya.
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