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

Antonyms: Adjective

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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 The original Broadway cast were filmed from multiple camera angles and in dazzling close-ups that offered so many fresh insights on the production impossible to see from the nosebleed seats. San Diego Union-Tribune, "2020 year in review: Looking back on a fractured year in San Diego theater," 27 Dec. 2020 With today’s barely-there interest rates, nosebleed price/earnings multiples appear reasonable because the value of a dollar made in the future is roughly equivalent to the value of a dollar made today. Mellody Hobson And John W. Rogers Jr., WSJ, "How to Understand This Crazy Year in Investing—and What to Do Now," 11 Dec. 2020 Over in the nosebleed section sat Marilyn Marks, an election-integrity activist wearing a colorful scarf, who’d come down from North Carolina. Charles Bethea, The New Yorker, "In Georgia, the Dullest Spectator Sport in the World," 23 Nov. 2020 Schulz found Gentry sitting on the bathroom floor in the basement with a nosebleed. Scott Wartman, The Enquirer, "Gentry trial: Attorney recounts judge asking her for a threesome, kiss in grueling, three-hour testimony," 12 Aug. 2020 Mary Erickson arrived at Salem Hospital on the morning of June 3 to be examined for a simple nosebleed. oregonlive, "A Salem woman went to the hospital for a nosebleed; no one knew she had contracted COVID-19," 8 Aug. 2020 The employees noted the prone restraint lasted for seven minutes and that the boy had a nosebleed. Jennifer Smith Richards, ProPublica, "“I Can’t Breathe.” It Happens at Schools, Too.," 10 July 2020 Breathing in dry air is also more likely to trigger respiratory issues like asthma, bronchitis, and nosebleeds. Paige Szmodis, Popular Mechanics, "After A Month of Testing, I’m Convinced This Honeywell Humidifier Works Best to Reduce Dry Air," 27 Mar. 2020 Some mild episodes of nosebleeds in the days leading up to the game turned into a scary episode of uncontrollable bleeding at halftime of the BC game. Eric Hansen, Indianapolis Star, "Notre Dame football's public address announcer is ready for one more year," 31 Mar. 2020 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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Last Updated

14 Jan 2021

Cite this Entry

“Nosebleed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nosebleed. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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More Definitions for nosebleed

nosebleed

noun
How to pronounce nosebleed (audio)

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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