bleed·​ing | \ˈblē-diŋ, -dᵊn\

Definition of bleeding 

chiefly British, informal + sometimes offensive

: bloody used as a generalized intensive a bleeding idiot

First Known Use of bleeding

1839, in the meaning defined above

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bleeding

noun
bleed·​ing | \-iŋ \

Medical Definition of bleeding 

: an act, instance, or result of being bled or the process by which something is bled: as

a : the escape of blood from vessels : hemorrhage

b : the operation of bleeding a person medically : phlebotomy

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