bloodshot

adjective blood·shot \ -ˌshät \

Definition of bloodshot

of an eye
:inflamed to redness

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First Known Use of bloodshot

15th century


BLOODSHOT Defined for English Language Learners

bloodshot

adjective

Definition of bloodshot for English Language Learners

  • of eyes : having many red lines from lack of sleep, drunkenness, etc.


BLOODSHOT Defined for Kids

bloodshot

adjective blood·shot \ ˈbləd-ˌshät \

Definition of bloodshot for Students

:red and sore
  • bloodshot eyes

Medical Dictionary

bloodshot

adjective blood·shot \ ˈbləd-ˌshät \

medical Definition of bloodshot

of an eye
:inflamed to redness


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