blooded

adjective
blood·​ed | \ ˈblə-dəd How to pronounce blooded (audio) \

Definition of blooded

1 : having blood of a specified kind used in combination cold-blooded
2 : being entirely or largely purebred a herd of blooded stock

Examples of blooded in a Sentence

the expansive farm on which blooded Arabian horses are raised
Recent Examples on the Web The reasoning has to do with rattlesnakes being cold-blooded animals. Jordan Mendoza, USA TODAY, 28 May 2022 Still, the fan-favorite becoming a cold-blooded murderer seems a stretch. Lauren Puckett-pope, ELLE, 10 Feb. 2022 Take Sumner Welles, for instance, a high-ranking official in Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s State Department and a member of that era’s blue-blooded establishment, who had a penchant for propositioning train porters. Samuel Clowes Huneke, The New Republic, 8 June 2022 Mayor Adams has no beef with the NYPD’s month-long wait to make an arrest in the cold-blooded slaying of a hard-working Chinese food delivery man that stemmed from a dispute about duck sauce. Fox News, 5 June 2022 Wilson said the python likely slipped into the Sonic’s kitchen through an open back door, finding a cozy spot for its cold-blooded body behind the hot fryer. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 31 May 2022 Fenwick stands 50-1 on the morning line, an afterthought amid the entries of blue-blooded, monied heavyweights like Steve Asmussen, Chad Brown and Doug O’Neill. Bryce Millercolumnist, San Diego Union-Tribune, 20 May 2022 Bone offers five different kinds, from real Japanese wagyu to domestic wagyu hybrids in varying degrees of leanness, to full blooded domestic wagyu, USDA Prime, and G1 Certified Angus. Larry Olmsted, Forbes, 19 May 2022 Gossip Girl’s Lily van der Woodsen), or just plain cold-blooded. Kim Fusaro, Glamour, 16 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of blooded

1572, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of blooded was in 1572

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Last Updated

26 Jun 2022

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“Blooded.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blooded. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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