Bloodthirsty meaning

blŭdthûrstē
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Eager to cause or see the shedding of blood.
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Characterized by violence or carnage.

A bloodthirsty scene in a play.

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Eager to hurt or kill; murderous; very cruel.
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Eager to resort to violence.
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Characterized by massive bloodshed.
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Origin of bloodthirsty

  • From blood +‎ thirsty. Compare Dutch bloeddorstig (“bloodthirsty”), German blutdürstig (“bloodthirsty”), Danish blodtørstig (“bloodthirsty”), Swedish blodtörstig (“bloodthristy”).

    From Wiktionary