Definition of bloodshot in English:


Syllabification: blood·shot
Pronunciation: /ˈblədˌSHät


  • (Of the eyes) inflamed or tinged with blood, typically as a result of tiredness.
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    • Emily's blue eyes were bloodshot and swollen, meaning she had been crying of late.
    • I can see their kind, bloodshot eyes, their rumpled hair, their stubbly chins.
    • One man from a group of five set upon his three victims, leaving one in need of hospital treatment and another with a bruised and bloodshot eye.

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