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nosebleed

noun nose·bleed \ ˈnōz-ˌblēd \
|Updated on: 7 Jul 2018

Definition of nosebleed

: an attack of bleeding from the nose

Examples of nosebleed in a Sentence

  1. She often suffers from nosebleeds.

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First Known Use of nosebleed

1848

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nosebleed

adjective

Definition of nosebleed

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

Examples of nosebleed in a Sentence

  1. We had seats in the nosebleed section of the stadium.

  2. we were sitting way up in the nosebleed seats

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First Known Use of nosebleed

1978

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NOSEBLEED Defined for English Language Learners

nosebleed

Definition of nosebleed for English Language Learners

  • : a condition in which you are bleeding from your nose


nosebleed

Definition of nosebleed for English Language Learners

  • : very high


NOSEBLEED Defined for Kids

nosebleed

noun nose·bleed \ ˈnōz-ˌblēd \

Definition of nosebleed for Students

: a bleeding at the nose

Medical Dictionary

nosebleed

noun nose·bleed \ -ˌblēd \

medical Definition of nosebleed

: an attack of bleeding from the nose called also epistaxis


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