Bloody Mary

plural Bloody Marys

Definition of Bloody Mary

: a cocktail consisting essentially of vodka and usually spiced tomato juice

First Known Use of Bloody Mary

1939, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Bloody Mary

probably from Bloody Mary, appellation of Mary I of England

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Bloody Mary

Statistics for Bloody Mary

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for Bloody Mary

The first known use of Bloody Mary was in 1939

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for Bloody Mary

Bloody Mary


English Language Learners Definition of Bloody Mary

: an alcoholic drink made with vodka, tomato juice, and usually spices

More from Merriam-Webster on Bloody Mary

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with Bloody Mary

Comments on Bloody Mary

What made you want to look up Bloody Mary? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


to be made up of

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Where in the World? A Quiz

  • peter bruegel tower of babel painting
  • What language does pajama come from?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!