- 1 [with adjective] British • informal A person regarded with contempt or pity: the poor bleeder split his head openMore example sentences
- When he wants to be, my beloved can be a contrary, stubborn bleeder.
- The dog has turned into a vicious little bleeder and I'm out of friends right about now.
- Children were running berserk using the place as an adventure playground while their parents screeched, ‘Wayne and Tracy, get down off that wardrobe, you little bleeders, or I'll belt you!’
- 2 • informal A person who bleeds easily, especially a haemophiliac.More example sentences
- He was a bleeder who suffered frequent joint haemorrhages.
- So I took my seat among the masses of cripples, ill, and bleeders.
- I was just going to compliment her when she exclaimed, dabbing the pin-prick with a pad of astringent, ‘Oh, you're a bleeder!’
- 3 Baseball A ground ball hit that barely passes between two infielders.More example sentences
- When used in nonsave situations, Escobar seemed frustrated by bleeps, infield-in bleeders and an inability to put hitters away with two strikes.
- As they say, even cripple bleeder singles look like line drives in the next day's box scores.
- ‘Let's try a nice little bleeder to the right,’ he says.
More definitions of bleederDefinition of bleeder in:
- The US English dictionary