taste blood

Definition of taste blood

informal

  1. :  to experience pleasure as a result of defeating an opponent She has tasted blood now, and can't wait to meet her rival on the court again.

Word by Word Definitions

tasteplay
  1. :  to ascertain the flavor of by taking a little into the mouth

    :  to eat or drink especially in small quantities

    :  to perceive or recognize as if by the sense of taste

  1. :  the objective sweet, sour, bitter, or salty quality of a dissolved substance as perceived by the sense of taste

    :  a sensation obtained from a substance in the mouth that is typically produced by the stimulation of the sense of taste combined with those of touch and smell :  flavor

    :  the distinctive quality of an experience

bloodplay
  1. :  the fluid that circulates in the heart, arteries, capillaries, and veins of a vertebrate animal carrying nourishment and oxygen to and bringing away waste products from all parts of the body

    :  a comparable fluid of an invertebrate

    :  a fluid resembling blood

  1. :  to stain or wet with blood

    :  bleed

    :  to expose (a hunting dog) to sight, scent, or taste of the blood of its prey


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