Definition of bloodcurdling
: arousing fright or horror bloodcurdling screams
Recent Examples of bloodcurdling from the Web
A young girl issued bloodcurdling screams as nurses cleaned cuts running up her leg.
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First Known Use of bloodcurdling
BLOODCURDLING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of bloodcurdling for English Language Learners
: causing great horror or fear
BLOODCURDLING Defined for Kids
Definition of bloodcurdling for Students
: causing great horror or fear a bloodcurdling scream
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