nosebleed

noun
nose·​bleed | \ ˈnōz-ˌblēd How to pronounce nosebleed (audio) \

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

And yet, the NFL team in town with no playoff appearances in three straight seasons still breaks the bank for a nosebleed seat among 76,000-plus. Jeff Bailey, The Denver Post, "Broncos Insider: Need a last-minute ticket to the home opener? Get ready to pay up.," 15 Sep. 2019 Symptoms from improper use of synthetic marijuana include bruising, nosebleeds, bleeding of the gums, bleeding out of proportion to the level of injury, vomiting blood, blood in the urine or stool, excessively heavy menstrual bleeding and back pain. Andrea K. Mcdaniels, baltimoresun.com, "Two more patients hospitalized for bleeding from synthetic marijuana in Maryland," 16 Apr. 2018 Camera had copious nosebleeds but was never properly tested or treated, the lawsuit charges. Josh Kovner, courant.com, "Second lawsuit alleging medical malfeasance in state prisons clears early legal hurdle, carrying potential of hefty public price tag," 8 Aug. 2019 And shares trade at a nosebleed valuation of nearly 100 times 2019 earnings estimates. Paul R. La Monica, CNN, "Netflix is about to snap its worst losing streak in 5 years," 24 July 2019 The show: a disappointing Roger Waters-less Pink Floyd lineup at Foxboro Stadium, where Murray and his buddies sat in the nosebleeds. Travis M. Andrews, Washington Post, "Stop pretending you’re having fun at this outdoor concert," 15 July 2019 He was exposed to freezing temperatures and low oxygen levels and suffered an extreme nosebleed. Nicole Chavez, CNN, "Stowing away on an airplane is a huge risk. But plenty of people have done it," 6 July 2019 But one day last month, about 60 children, mostly from a village school located near Yadrovo, sought medical attention for a variety of symptoms, including nausea, dizziness, and nosebleeds. Fred Weir, The Christian Science Monitor, "Russian consumerism may be poisoning this town. But nascent civil society is pushing back.," 12 Apr. 2018 Eleven's periodic uncertainty with romance and fashion, as much tied to Hopper sheltering her now as to her laboratory upbringing, accentuates Brown's comic timing and offers necessary interludes between nosebleeds. Daniel Fienberg, The Hollywood Reporter, "'Stranger Things' Season 3: TV Review," 30 June 2019

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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Time Traveler for nosebleed

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)

US, informal : very high

nosebleed

noun
nose·​bleed | \ ˈnōz-ˌblēd How to pronounce nosebleed (audio) \

Kids Definition of nosebleed

: a bleeding at the nose

nosebleed

noun
nose·​bleed | \ -ˌblēd How to pronounce nosebleed (audio) \

Medical Definition of nosebleed

: an attack of bleeding from the nose

called also epistaxis

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