noun(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
More example sentences
- 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.
Definition of blood sport in:
- The British & World English dictionary