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nosebleed

noun nose·bleed \ ˈnōz-ˌblēd \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of nosebleed

: an attack of bleeding from the nose

Examples of nosebleed in a Sentence

  1. She often suffers from nosebleeds.

Recent Examples of nosebleed from the Web

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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

Recent Examples of nosebleed from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'nosebleed.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of nosebleed

1978


NOSEBLEED Defined for English Language Learners

nosebleed

noun

Definition of nosebleed for English Language Learners

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


nosebleed

adjective

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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