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Slang

bloody

This page is about the slang term bloody

British and Australian English offensive!

Meaning

an intensifying expletive used before an adjective, adverb or noun; very, really; total, complete

For example

  • It's bloody hot in here. And now the bloody air conditioner won't work. Bloody hell!

  • You'd have to be a bloody idiot to vote for a party that's just ruined the economy.

Variety

This is typically used in British and Australian English but may be used in other varieties of English too.

Quick Quiz

If someone says a movie was "bloody good", they think it was

a. quite good

b. not so good

c. really good

Slang of the Day

Contributor: Matt Errey