—adj. 1. stained or covered with blood: a bloody handkerchief. 2. bleeding: a bloody nose. 3. characterized by bloodshed: bloody battle; a bloody rule. 4. inclined to bloodshed; bloodthirsty: a bloody dictator. 5. of, pertaining to, or resembling blood; containing or composed of blood: bloody tissue. 6. Slang.(used as an intensifier): a bloody shame; a bloody nuisance.
—v.t. 1. to stain or smear with blood.
2. to cause to bleed, as by a blow or accident: to bloody someone's nose.
—adv. Slang.(used as an intensifier): bloody awful; bloody wonderful.