bloodlust

noun blood·lust \ -ˌləst \
Updated on: 12 Dec 2017

Definition of bloodlust

: desire for bloodshed

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First Known Use of bloodlust

1848


BLOODLUST Defined for English Language Learners

bloodlust

noun

Definition of bloodlust for English Language Learners

  • : the desire to kill or to see people killed


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