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blood sport Syllabification: blood sport
Pronunciation: /ˈbləd ˌspôrt/

Definition of blood sport in English:


(usually blood sports)
A sport involving the shedding of blood, especially the hunting or killing of animals: cockfighting, bullfighting, fox hunting, and other blood sports figurative politics is a blood sport
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  • Ireland's political circumstances may have channelled aristocratic leisure into fighting rather than blood sports.
  • The European Commission has not taken a clear stance on blood sports, meaning member states make their own choices.
  • Animals were not only used for show but for what we can only call blood sports.

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