bloodthirsty


blood·thirsty

adjective \ˈbləd-ˌthər-stē\

: eager to hurt or kill : enjoying the sight of violence or bloodshed

Full Definition of BLOODTHIRSTY

:  eager for or marked by the shedding of blood, violence, or killing
blood·thirst·i·ly \-stə-lē\ adverb
blood·thirst·i·ness \-stē-nəs\ noun

Examples of BLOODTHIRSTY

  1. <the Goths were a wild and bloodthirsty people>

First Known Use of BLOODTHIRSTY

1935

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