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Bloody \Blood"y\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bloodied; p. pr. & vb. n. Bloodying.] To stain with blood.


vb. (present participle of bloody English)

Usage examples of "bloodying".

Nick put up the best fight he could, decking one of them and bloodying another's nose-breaking it, too, by the sound.

Then Lloyd biffed George in the nose, bloodying it, and Poke baffed him in the eye, blacking it as per request.

He began to throw himself against the bars of his cell, bruising his face, bloodying the knuckles of both hands.

It could have been the spirit that tore the room up the thought of Tobin heaving over that heavy wardrobe scared the liver out of herbut it had been Tobin she'd seen throwing toys and torn tapestries around, and he who'd attacked her, bloodying her nose before she could hold him.

Even as they went tumbling into the pond, he was bloodying his brother's lip.

She tried to dent or claw his smooth flowmetal face, but succeeded only in bloodying her fingers and breaking her nails.