bad blood

noun
Updated on: 4 May 2018

Definition of bad blood

: ill feeling : bitterness

Examples of bad blood in a Sentence

  1. There's been a lot of bad blood between them since their quarrel.

  2. there's been bad blood between the two families for years

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First Known Use of bad blood

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Definition of bad blood for English Language Learners

  • : feelings of dislike between two people or groups



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