Definition of bloodshot
of an eye
: inflamed to redness
Recent Examples of bloodshot from the Web
Your willingness to watch tape until your eyes were bloodshot verged on masochism.
The driver's eyes were barely open and completely bloodshot.
Teller, 30, was swinging from side to side, slurring words and had bloodshot eyes, prompting the officer to detain him for evaluation, Hernandez said.
The driver, a Solon man, 44, had red, bloodshot eyes and slurred speech.
On Mother's Day, McPhail said, his next door neighbor realized one of the puppies had bloodshot eyes and was hunched over in pain.
The officer who stopped him said Mr. Rojas had watery and bloodshot eyes, slurred speech, unsteady feet and the smell of alcohol on his breath, according to a criminal complaint.
During the stop, the officer noticed Guerrero had bloodshot eyes and the smell of alcohol on his breath.
The Zika virus was first noticed in the Western Hemisphere in Brazil in early 2015, when large numbers of people in its northeast began suffering its symptoms: low fever, rash, bloodshot eyes and joint pain.
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First Known Use of bloodshot
BLOODSHOT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of bloodshot for English Language Learners
of eyes : having many red lines from lack of sleep, drunkenness, etc.
BLOODSHOT Defined for Kids
Definition of bloodshot for Students
: red and sore bloodshot eyes
Medical Definition of bloodshot
of an eye : inflamed to redness
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