in gory detail

Definition of in gory detail


  1. :  by including the small facts or pieces of information that are unpleasant or interesting in a shocking way The murder was described in gory detail.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  covered with gore :  bloodstained

    :  bloodcurdling, sensational

  1. :  extended treatment of or attention to particular items

    :  a part of a whole: such as

    :  a small and subordinate part :  particular

  1. :  to report minutely and distinctly :  to report with close attention to small elements :  specify

    :  to assign to a particular task

    :  to furnish with the smaller elements of design and finish

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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