bleeding

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adjective or adverb bleed·ing \ˈblē-diŋ, -dən\

Definition of bleeding

chiefly British, informal + sometimes offensive

  1. :  bloody —used as a generalized intensive a bleeding idiot

1839

First Known Use of bleeding

1839


Medical Dictionary

bleeding

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noun bleed·ing \-iŋ\

Medical Definition of bleeding

  1. :  an act, instance, or result of being bled or the process by which something is bled: asa:  the escape of blood from vessels :  hemorrhageb:  the operation of bleeding a person medically :  phlebotomy





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