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bloody murder

adverb

Definition of BLOODY MURDER

:  in a loud and violent manner <ran off, screaming bloody murder>; also :  in vehement protest <screaming bloody murder over the pay cut>
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First Known Use of BLOODY MURDER

1833

Rhymes with BLOODY MURDER

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