Definition of nosebleed in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈnōzˌblēd/


1An instance of bleeding from the nose.
Example sentences
  • Usually, the congestion, runny nose, and nosebleeds that occur during pregnancy clear up shortly after delivery.
  • Touching and poking the inner nose can cause nosebleeds.
  • It constantly spews toxic chemicals into the air here, and the residents I work with suffer from headaches, nosebleeds and respiratory problems.
1.1 [as modifier] North American informal Denoting cheap seating located in an extremely high position in a sports stadium, large theater, or concert hall: he declined an offer of $2,200 for his game ticket in the nosebleed section
More example sentences
  • The stereo mix wraps you up in the sounds of the open seas, whereas the mono mix makes you feel as if you're sitting in the nosebleed section of a stadium.
  • There isn't a bad seat in the house since you don't have to worry about looking over someone's head or ending up in the nosebleed section.
  • In fact, it'd be so quiet in the huge auditorium that even if you sat in the nosebleed section, you could hear Anne Kursinski grunt as she prompted her jumper to clear his obstacles.

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Syllabification: nose·bleed

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