bloody-minded

adjective
bloody-mind·​ed | \ ˌblə-dē-ˈmīn-dəd How to pronounce bloody-minded (audio) \

Definition of bloody-minded

1 : inclined towards violence or bloodshed
2 chiefly British : stubbornly contrary or obstructive : cantankerous

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bloody-mindedness noun

First Known Use of bloody-minded

1584, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of bloody-minded was in 1584

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bloody-minded

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English Language Learners Definition of bloody-minded

chiefly British, informal : difficult to deal with : not willing to help others do things

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