nosebleed

noun
nose·​bleed | \ˈnōz-ˌblēd \

Definition of nosebleed 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: an attack of bleeding from the nose

nosebleed

adjective

Definition of nosebleed (Entry 2 of 2)

: extremely or excessively high seats in the nosebleed section nosebleed stock prices

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Synonyms & Antonyms for nosebleed

Synonyms: Adjective

airy, elevated, high

Antonyms: Adjective

low, low-lying

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Examples of nosebleed in a Sentence

Noun

She often suffers from nosebleeds.

Adjective

We had seats in the nosebleed section of the stadium. we were sitting way up in the nosebleed seats
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Recent Examples on the Web: Noun

Everton's Sigurdsson tested Lovre Kalinic from a free-kick, while Birkir Bjarnason, who suffered a nosebleed early on, had shots blocked in quick succession. Peter Murphy, chicagotribune.com, "Iceland crash out of World Cup after Croatia loss," 26 June 2018 The face value of tickets for Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis on Feb. 4 will set back fans anywhere from $950 in the nosebleed section to $5,000 for club seats. Rob Tornoe, Philly.com, "Super Bowl tickets: How Eagles and Patriots fans can buy them," 21 Jan. 2018 Back then, Section 114 was dotted with squatters from the nosebleeds. Maria Panaritis, Philly.com, "A confession to Sixers owner Josh Harris: I didn't 'trust the process' | Maria Panaritis," 13 Apr. 2018 But one minute into her routine, an unforeseen problem struck in the form of a nosebleed. BostonGlobe.com, "Competition yoga? No, it’s not an oxymoron.," 1 May 2018 As of Friday, most of the nosebleed-section tickets for that game in Charlotte were being marketed for about $300 apiece. Scott Fowler, charlotteobserver, "Carolina Panthers 2018 schedule: Bests and worsts for a team poised to make playoffs | Charlotte Observer," 20 Apr. 2018 Something tells me Cena won’t be sitting in the nosebleeds. Justin Barrasso, SI.com, "Week in Wrestling: WrestleMania 34 News, Notes, Quotes and a Preview From Chris Jericho," 4 Apr. 2018 In Portland, her May 15 show at the Moda Center is fetching prices of at least $90 for nosebleeds on resale sites and $467 from Ticketmaster. Eder Campuzano, OregonLive.com, "Couldn't get a Pink ticket? She's coming back to Portland in 2019," 3 May 2018 Avery and Aiden’s mother, Colleen LeMay, watched the nosebleed episode with dismay. BostonGlobe.com, "Competition yoga? No, it’s not an oxymoron.," 1 May 2018

Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective

Nosebleed tickets run close to $100, with various inane fees totaled up. Michael Powell, New York Times, "The Antiseptic Truth About the Yankees-Red Sox Rivalry," 13 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of nosebleed

Noun

1848, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

1978, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nosebleed was in 1848

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More Definitions for nosebleed

nosebleed

noun

English Language Learners Definition of nosebleed

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a condition in which you are bleeding from your nose

nosebleed

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of nosebleed (Entry 2 of 2)

: very high

nosebleed

noun
nose·​bleed | \ˈnōz-ˌblēd \

Kids Definition of nosebleed

: a bleeding at the nose

nosebleed

noun
nose·​bleed | \-ˌblēd \

Medical Definition of nosebleed 

: an attack of bleeding from the nose

called also epistaxis

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