warm-blooded

adjective
warm-blood·​ed | \ ˈwȯrm-ˈblə-dəd How to pronounce warm-blooded (audio) \

Definition of warm-blooded

1 : having warm blood specifically : having a relatively high and constant internally regulated body temperature relatively independent of the surroundings
2 : fervent or ardent in spirit

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warm-bloodedness noun

First Known Use of warm-blooded

1793, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Warm-blooded.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/warm-blooded. Accessed 17 May. 2021.

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warm-blooded

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of warm-blooded

biology : having blood that always remains warm : having a body temperature that does not change when the temperature of the environment changes

warm-blooded

adjective
warm-blood·​ed | \ ˈwȯrm-ˈblə-dəd \

Kids Definition of warm-blooded

: able to keep up a relatively high constant body temperature that is independent of that of the surroundings Birds and mammals are warm-blooded.

warm-blooded

adjective
warm-blood·​ed | \ ˈwȯrm-ˈbləd-əd How to pronounce warm-blooded (audio) \

Medical Definition of warm-blooded

: having warm blood specifically : having a relatively high and constant body temperature relatively independent of the surroundings

Other Words from warm-blooded

warm-bloodedness noun

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