Definition of bleeding in English:

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bleeding

Pronunciation: /ˈblēdiNG/

adjective

[attributive] British informal
Used for emphasis or to express annoyance.
Example sentences
  • Six bloody hundred and twenty-bleeding-eight people sunning themselves in Athens at our expense!
  • Then, with a small smile she said, ‘I don't give a bleeding damn, my dear sir.’
  • Why must we folk who live in mild old Britain have to put up with competing in every major bloody city during a bleeding heatwave anyway?

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Syllabification: bleed·ing

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